Chocolate Cream Pie

When I think of Thanksgiving dinner I think of pie. So for our Thanksgiving collaboration dinner, I knew there had to be a lot of pie choices and I knew I wanted to make one of them.

Chocolate Cream Pie

My favorite sort of pies are actually not the most traditional Thanksgiving pies. Of course I have to eat a small piece of those as well, you know, pumpkin, apple, pecan, etc. But my favorite pies to get a really big piece of at Thanksgiving dinner are the cream pies. Of the chocolate, coconut or banana variety. I’ll take one of each please.

This time I decided to go with a chocolate pie. I had never made an oreo crust before and I knew this was a good time to try it out (Its almost exactly the same as a graham cracker crust, just fyi – which I knew, but still wanted to try it)

Chocolate Cream Pie

I once again went the half from scratch method with this pie, as I did with my green bean casserole. I made a fresh oreo pie crust instead of buying one from the store (though you could do that too) and then filled it with boxes of store bought instant pudding. Inspired by this Kraft Recipe for Oreo Triple Layer Chocolate Pie.

Chocolate Cream Pie

**Do not follow the instructions of how to make the pudding from the box!

Chocolate Cream Pie
 
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Ingredients
  • 25 oreo cookies
  • 6 TBS butter
  • 2 (3.9oz) packages chocolate jello instant pudding
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 8 ox cool whip topping, room temperature
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Finely crush your oreo cookies either using a food processor or with a rolling pin and a plastic bag, until cookies are crumbs.
  3. Melt your butter in the microwave and combine your oreo crumbs and butter in a medium sized bowl.
  4. Pour your crumb mixture into the bottom of a pie pan and press firmly and evenly into the bottom and up the sides of the pan.
  5. Bake for about 12 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.
  6. Combine pudding mixes and 2 cups cold milk in a medium sized bowl and whisk until well mixed for about 2 minutes.
  7. Pour in about half of the pudding into the crust.
  8. Stir about half of the cool whip into the remaining pudding and pour over the chocolate layer.
  9. Refrigerate a few hours until pudding is set, or ready to serve.
  10. Top with additional cool whip.

Enjoy this delicious and easy chocolate pie!

Chocolate Cream Pie

16 Comments

  1. Made this today but with mint oreos because that’s what Kenna wanted. We’ll see how it turns out… And we made a banana cream with golden oreos, our favorite!

    1. Mmm it sounds delicious with mint oreos. Let me know what you rhink of it! And banana cream is my favorite too! I need to try it with a golden oreo crust!

  2. are the oreos crumbled with the white filling or without?

    1. I crushed them whole, with the filling included

  3. thecraftingfoodie · · Reply

    Yum! What an amazing looking pie. I love chocolate cream pie – so chocolatey but still light and fluffy. What a nice departure from the usual (but still delicious) usual pie flavors found on most Thanksgiving tables.

  4. It looks so good! bummed out I didn’t get to try any either! Hard when we took so much time already not to just rush the clean up and run out of there! But it was so great to have you!

  5. This makes me so excited for Thanksgiving! I love creamy pies. This looks amazing. I’ll definitely have to try it out.

    1. Let me know if you try it! I can’t wait for Thanksgiving either, so much good food!

  6. Mmm! Chocolate pie is my favorite! I love how easy and delicious this recipe is.

    1. Yes, I am all about easy! But still so good! :)

  7. Yum!!!! This looks so yummy. I definitely want to make this!

  8. How did I not walk away with any of this???

    1. I dont know. I wish you had eaten some so I didnt have to eat all of it ;)

  9. YUMMY!!! This looks delightful – sad I didn’t get to try it :( I’m sure it was AMAZING!

    1. Yvonne, it was just a hard dish to separate and transfer but I wish you could’ve had some. I ended up eating way too much!

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