This simple chocolate crust can be used for all your favorite dessert pies.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 pie crust
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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 the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Beat flour, confectioners' sugar, walnuts, butter, and cocoa together in a large mixing bowl until a soft dough forms.

  • Press dough into the bottom and up the side of an ungreased 9- or 9 1/2-inch fluted tart pan with a removable bottom.

  • Bake crust in the preheated oven until puffed, 12 to 14 minutes.

  • Cool crust completely in the pan on a wire rack, about 1 hour.

Cook's Note:

Feel free to use margarine in place of butter, if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 18.4g; fat 12.5g; cholesterol 22.9mg; sodium 62.5mg. Full Nutrition
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