Chocolate Chess Pie

Author Notes:

Only a few ingredients whisked by hand to form the perfect, decadent, gooey filling. The perfect holiday pie!

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Lindsay Howerton-Hastings

Makes: 1 pie


  • 1 unbaked pie crust
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, heaping
  • 5 ounces evaporated milk (1 can)
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
In This Recipe


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. In a large bowl, whisk the sugar, cocoa powder, evaporated milk, butter, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Pour into the prepared pie crust.
  2. Bake for 45 minutes or until the edges are set and the center of the pie is still slightly jiggly. Place the pie plate on a rack to cool slightly before serving. May be served hot, cold, or at room temperature. Enjoy! Adapted from Handle the Heat

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