Chocolate Pudding Pie

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This blog post isn’t as much a recipe as it is a reminder of how easy it is to make chocolate pudding pie.  I use ‘refrigerated pie crust’ and ‘cook and serve’ pudding with the enhancement of extract, so I call it “semi-homemade.”

If you’re tasked with bringing dessert to a family gathering or work potluck, this is a super fast and SUPER cheap option with a classic taste and nostalgic look that pleases almost anyone.  🙂

 

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Four ingredients?  Yep!

(not including whipped cream though….)

 

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To begin, let the pie crust come to room temp and then roll it onto a pie plate.

 

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Make sure you push it up and over the edges a bit.  Something I forgot to do… and you’ll see the ‘damage’ it caused coming up in –

Three…

 

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Now poke lots of holes in it… and bake it according to package instructions.

Two…

 

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One.

*Oh well* 🙂

 

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Now make the cook and serve pudding according to package instructions.

 

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At the end add a teaspoon of vanilla or baker’s extract to enhance the flavor.

 

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Pour it into the pie crust and refrigerate for a few hours to let the pie set.

 

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Serve with whipped cream – and chocolate shavings if you feel like dressing up your pie.

“Cut my pie into four pieces, I don’t think I could eat eight.” – Yogi Berra

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Chocolate Pudding Pie

  • 1 refrigerated or frozen Pie Crust
  • 5 ounce package Chocolate Jell-O Cook & Serve
  • 3 cups Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Whipped Cream (optional…but not really!!)

Bake the pie crust according to package instructions.  Make the pudding on the stove-top acccording to package instructions mixing in the extract at the very end.  Pour the pudding into the pie crust.  Cover and refrigerate for 3-4 hours until the pudding has set.  Serve it with whipped cream.

Add chocolate shavings or a cherry to dress it up.  Serves 8.  Enjoy! Xoxo

Author: farmtotabletosoul

Thanks for joining me! Good company always shortens the journey so I'm glad you're here. My name is Tara Benson and I'm 33 years young. I'm an energetic wife and mother with a wild imagination and a bold sense of humor. Consider me 100% right brained. I love music, art, interior design, gardening, baking, cooking, creating and hobby farming. I'm married to the best husband, Jason. It's safe to say we're opposites in many ways, but get along GREAT. We have two very intelligent and loving children, Owen (10) and Belle (4). I come from a huge family with three brothers, one sister and about a thousand others in the extended version. I'm also a mother to a mixed herd of animals (13 and counting...). I work in the mortgage industry from my home office. In 2015, my husband and I bought a 13 acre farm on the eastern plains of Colorado. We decided to live out our dreams and make the best of our lives for ourselves and our children. We want to teach them that hard work and creativity will always payoff at the end of the day. So welcome! Stick around a while and make yourself at home. -Tara

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