Brandy Alexander Pie

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Try this cognac and creme de cacao flavored pie that works great for company. Be sure to make ahead of time.

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bake crust in oven for 10 minutes; set aside.
  • In a saucepan allow gelatin to soften in cold water. Add 1/3 cup sugar, salt, and beaten egg yolks; blend together. Heat over low heat stirring until gelatin dissolves and mixture coats spoon. Do not bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, stir in cognac and creme de cacao. Chill until mixture thickens.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff; while beating, slowly add rest of sugar. Fold egg white and sugar mixture into the thickened mixture.
  • Whip whipping cream and fold one cup of it into the cognac mixture. Pour into graham cracker crust; cover and refrigerate for an hour. Garnish with remaining whipped cream and chocolate curls.