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No-Cheat Chocolate Pie

Categories: Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Make ahead
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

Don't hurry when you're making this chocolate pie -- it has to set properly to let the chocolate layer release all its flavor.

Serves: Serves: 8


  • 2 cups nonfat chocolate sorbet, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups nonfat Cool Whip, thawed
  • 9-inch low-fat graham cracker crust
  • 3 tablespoons nonfat chocolate syrup
  • 1 1/4 cups cold skim milk
  • 2 (4-serving-size) packages instant chocolate pudding mix

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  1. Combine sorbet and 1 cup Cool Whip in large bowl; mix until creamy and smooth.
  2. Spoon into crust; freeze 15 to 20 minutes, until slightly hardened.
  3. Drizzle with chocolate syrup and freeze while preparing pudding layer.
  4. Pour cold skim milk into large bowl; add pudding mix and beat with wire whisk until smooth; stir in 1/2 cup Cool Whip and mix well.
  5. Carefully spoon pudding mixture over chocolate layer; cover and freeze 6 hours or overnight.
  6. Remove from freezer and let stand in refrigerator or at room temperature until softened, about 10 minutes.
  7. Slice and serve with whipped topping and a little drizzle of chocolate syrup, if desired.
  • Chocolate raises levels of the soothing brain chemical serotonin and releases mood-boosting endorphins into the blood.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from Cook Once, Eat for a Week by Jyl Steinback. Copyright © 2003 by Family Fit Lifestyle, an Arizona Corporation.

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