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Minted Chocolate Pie

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1⁄4 Ounce (1 envelope)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cocoa 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Scalded milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4 , slightly beaten
  Egg whites 4 , beaten stiff
  Peppermint extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  9 inch vanilla wafer crumb crust 1
Directions

MAKING
1 In a bowl, soften gelatin in cold water.
2 In a pan, combine sugar, salt and cocoa.
3 Gradually add in scalded milk.
4 Add egg yolks to the cocoa mixture.
5 Cook over boiling water until thickened.
6 Stir in the gelatin.
7 Place in the refrigerator and chill until thick and syrupy.
8 In a bowl, blend egg whites and peppermint extract.
9 Whip the cream well and blend with the whites.
10 Gradually fold into the chocolate mixture.
11 Pour into the crumb crust.
12 Place in the refrigerator and chill until firm, about 3 hours.

SERVING
13 Serve with whipped cream

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Servings: 
6

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