French Silk Chocolate Pie

Ingredients

Crust
  • 1 box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
Filling
  • 3 oz Hershey's® unsweetened chocolate, cut into pieces
  • 1 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened (do not use margarine)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 4 pasteurized eggs
Topping
  • 1/2 cup sweetened whipped cream
  • Chocolate curls, if desired

Instructions

1 _ Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

2 _ In 1-quart saucepan, melt chocolate over low heat; cool. In small bowl with electric mixer, beat butter on medium speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in cooled chocolate and vanilla until well blended.


3 _ Add eggs 1 at a time, beating on high speed 2 minutes after each addition; beat until mixture is smooth and fluffy. Pour into cooled baked shell. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

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