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Chocolate Eggnog Pie

Servings 8
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 9-inch frozen or homemade deep dish pie shell, baked
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 3 cup prepared eggnog
  • 10 oz bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 4 Tbsp butter divided
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cup sweetened fresh whipped cream

Instructions

  • Bake the pie crust per the package directions until golden. Cool.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch, salt and egg yolks until fully combined.
  • On the stovetop in a heavy bottomed saucepan heat together the eggnog and 2 Tbsp butter. Cook on medium-high until the butter has melted, whisking constantly. Whisk the sugar-egg mixture into the eggnog.
  • Continue to cook whisking constantly over medium until thickened. Simmer for 1 minute then remove from the heat. Add the vanilla. Set aside.
  • Melt together the bittersweet chocolate chips and 2 Tbsp butter in the microwave. Heat in 20 second increments stopping to stir each time. Repeat until smooth.
  • Whisk the melted chocolate into the custard until fully combined. Pour into a bowl pressing plastic wrap on top.
  • Chill for 1 hour or until the custard has cooled completely.
  • After chilling, remove the plastic wrap and stir.
  • Spread into the pie crust. Chill for 4 hours or until completely set.
  • Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.