Chocolate Candy Cane Pie | Schnucks

Chocolate Candy Cane Pie

Christmas, Desserts

Combine chocolate and peppermint together to create this delicious winter wonderland treat.

40 M

8

Combine chocolate and peppermint together to create this delicious winter wonderland treat.

Ingredients

For Pie
  • (1) 8 oz frozen unbaked pastry shell
  • For Chocolate Mousse
  • ¾ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • ¾ cup plus ⅓ cup Schnucks heavy whipping cream, divided
  • ¼ tsp peppermint extract
  • 1½ tbsp Schnucks granulated sugar
  • 3 peppermint candies, finely crushed
  • For Whipped Cream
  • ½ cup Schnucks heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp Schnucks granulated sugar
  • 1½ tbsp Schnucks sour cream
  • ½ tsp Schnucks pure vanilla extract
  • 6 peppermint candies, finely crushed
  • 1 dark chocolate candy bar, shaved into curls with vegetable peeler
  • 8 mini candy canes, for garnish (optional)
  • Instructions

    1. Bake pastry shell as label directs; cool.
    2. Prepare Chocolate Mousse: Place chocolate chips and salt in medium bowl. In 2-quart saucepot, heat ⅓ cup cream to a simmer over medium heat; pour over chocolate chips and let stand 1 minute. Whisk until smooth; stir in peppermint extract and cool. In large bowl, beat remaining ¾ cup cream and sugar on low speed 1 minute. Increase speed to medium-high; beat 5 minutes longer or until stiff peaks form. With rubber spatula, gently fold cream mixture then candies into chocolate mixture; evenly spoon into pastry shell and refrigerate.
    3. Prepare Whipped Cream: In medium bowl, beat cream, sugar, sour cream and vanilla extract on low speed 1 minute. Increase speed to medium-high; beat 5 minutes longer or until stiff peaks form. With rubber spatula, gently fold in candies; evenly spread over Chocolate Mousse layer. Loosely cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 6 hours or overnight.
    4. Sprinkle pie with chocolate shavings and candies just before serving; cut into 8 slices and garnish each slice with a candy cane, if desired.

    Nutrition Facts

    661 Calories Per Serving

    FAT: 47G

    SATURATED FAT: 23G

    CHOLESTEROL: 56MG

    SODIUM: 141MG

    CARBOHYDRATES: 56G

    FIBER: 0G

    SUGARS: 28G

    PROTEIN: 6G

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