Rating: 4.5 stars
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  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 2
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  • 1 star values: 0

Chocolate lovers, try this....a family favorite!

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
1 hr
additional:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 8-inch pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease one 8-inch pie pan.

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  • Beat the egg whites, salt, and cream of tartar together until foamy. Gradually beat in the sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of the vanilla. Beat on high speed until stiff and glossy. Fold in the chopped pecans. Spoon meringue into the prepared pan, forming a slight nest.

  • Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 50 to 55 minutes. Let cool completely.

  • While the crust is baking, melt the German chocolate with the water. Let cool until thickened. Stir in the remaining 1 teaspoon of vanilla.

  • Whip the whipping cream and fold into the cooled chocolate mixture. Pile into the cooled pie shell and chill.

Nutrition Facts

275 calories; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 22.8g; fat 20.7g; cholesterol 40.8mg; sodium 64mg. Full Nutrition
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