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Chocolate Ice Box Pie

A lavish way of ending your dinner is to serve a dessert made of nothing but the most popular sweet smooth, luxurious, creamy chocolate.

Prepare a homemade dessert for your family that is so delicious they can't help but pass the recipe to future generations. Chocolate Icebox Pie is easy to whip up and simply delectable.

Most recipes use graham crackers as its pie crust. In this recipe, you get to bake your own crust stuffed with pecan nuts. You may also opt for almond nuts over pecans if you wish to try alternative nut flavors.

CHOCOLATE ICE BOX PIE

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1 c. pecans, chopped

Melt butter in 9 x 13 inch pan in oven; add flour and pecans. Mix and press flat. Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Let cool completely.

Filling Ingredients:

  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 c. Cool Whip
  • 1 1/4 c. powdered sugar

Beat until the resulting paste becomes smooth. Spread on cool crust.

Next layer:

  • 2 sm. pkgs. Jello instant chocolate pudding
  • 3 c. milk

Whip until thick and pour on top of filling. Cover with rest of Cool Whip. Grate chocolate bar on top.


Resources:

View the source for the recipe for Decadent Chocolate Ice Box Pie.

Fact: The Graham cracker is named after a Presbyterian minister who created the treat because he believed unhealthy eating leads to sexual excess.

Nabisco RJR, the maker of the modern Graham cracker, was the first major corporate buyout. Nabisco was acquired by KKR.