Use your favorite nuts for this pie. Three layers of deliciousness are spooned into a baked pie shell: a nutty, chocolaty bottom layer, a vanilla pudding middle layer, and whipped topping sprinkled with grated chocolate to top things off. Slip into the fr
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 2 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
- 1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- 2 eggs
- 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
- 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
- 1/2 cup grated semisweet chocolate
In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave chocolate until melted. Stir occasionally until chocolate is smooth.
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in nuts and melted chocolate. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition. Pour mixture into baked pastry shell and place in refrigerator.
Prepare pudding according to package directions. Pour over chocolate layer and return to refrigerator. Chill at least 2 hours. Before serving, spread whipped topping over pudding layer and sprinkle with grated chocolate.