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HERSHEY'S Cocoa Cream Pie

Details

Time
7 hours
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 pie

A crowd favorite, this cocoa cream pie is made with cocoa powder, whipped cream, and strawberries.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
17 minutes
Chill Time
6 hours

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup

    sugar

  • 1/4 cup
  • 3 Tbsps

    corn starch

  • 1/4 tsp

    salt

  • 2 cups

    milk

  • 2

    egg yolks, beaten

  • 1 Tbsp

    butter

  • 1 tsp

    vanilla extract

  • 1

    packaged crumb crust or 1 baked 8-inch pastry shell, cooled

  • 1 cup

    sweetened whipped cream

  • strawberries, halved (optional)

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

Stovetop
Stovetop
Saucepan
Saucepan
Rubber Scraper
Rubber Scraper
Measuring Cups
Measuring Cups
Refrigerator
Refrigerator
1

Stir together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in milk.

2

Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Boil 1 minute; remove from heat. Gradually stir about half of the hot filling into yolks. Return all to saucepan; heat to gentle boil. Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla.

3
Pour into crust. Press plastic wrap directly onto surface. Cool. Refrigerate until set, about 4 to 6 hours. Garnish with whipped cream and strawberries, if desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover pie.

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