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3 Easy Chocolate No-Bake Pie Recipes

Author: Shelly Hill

When it comes to making desserts for my family during the hot summer months, I look for recipes that don't involve turning on my oven. The recipes have to be easy, with common every day ingredients and more importantly, taste great!

When it comes to making these pies, it's important to remember that they need to be chilled for several hours before serving them. If desired, you can garnish your pies with some whipped topping.

These recipes would be great for everyday desserts or prepare one for your next family gathering.

Chocolate Chiffon

1 baked pie shell
1 env. unflavored gelatin
1/4 c. cold water
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. cocoa
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/4 c. milk
3 egg yolks
1 c. heavy whipping cream
3 egg whites

Sprinkle gelatin over water in a bowl; let stand for 5 minutes. Combine sugar, cocoa and salt in a saucepan. Stir in milk and egg yolks. Cook over low heat stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly, do not boil. Remove from heat. Add gelatin; stir until dissolved. Chill for 1 hour. Whip cream until peaks form. Gently fold whipped cream into chocolate mixture; beat egg whites and add to chocolate. Pour mixture into pie shell. Chill until set.

Chocolate Amaretto

1 graham cracker crust
1/3 c. cocoa powder
1 c. sugar
1/3 c. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. salt
2 3/4 c. milk
3 tbsp. Amaretto extract
2 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Combine cocoa, sugar, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan. Gradually blend in milk, stir until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Blend in Amaretto, butter and vanilla. Pour into pie crust. Chill until firm.

Chocolate Banana Cream

1 baked pie shell
2 oz. unsweetened baking chocolate
2 1/2 c. milk
1 c. sugar
5 tbsp. cornstarch
1/2 tsp. salt
3 egg yolks, beaten
1 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 med. bananas, sliced
1 c. whipped cream

Place baking chocolate and 1 1/2 cup of milk in top of double boiler over simmering water; heat and stir until melted. In a bowl combine sugar, cornstarch and salt; blend in remaining 1 cup of milk. Gradually add to chocolate mixture, stirring constantly. Immediately add egg yolks. Cook until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Cook and stir 5 additional minutes. Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla. Pour into a bowl. Cool. Spread a small amount of filling over the bottom of the pie shell. Arrange a layer of banana slices on top of filling. Spread remaining filling. Cover bowl and chill.

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About the Author

Shelly Hill has been working from home since 1989 in Direct Sales. You can visit Shelly online at: http://www.classybusinesswomen.com or at http://wahmshelly.blogspot.com

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