How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
  • Place pie crust in plate on a rimmed baking sheet; bake until crust is golden, about 20 minutes.
  • Cool completely; set aside.
  • Put a fine-mesh sieve over a medium bowl; set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, off heat, whisk together 2/3-cup sugar, cocoa powder, flour, and 1-tbspn cornstarch.
  • Gradually whisk in evaporated milk.
  • Whisk in egg yolks.
  • Place pan over medium heat; whisking constantly, cook until the first large bubble forms about 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low; whisking constantly, cook 2 minutes. Immediately pour mixture through prepared sieve into bowl.
  • Stir in butter and vanilla.
  • Pour warm filling into mixing bowl and chill in freezer for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove from freezer, fold in Cool Whip and pour into baked pie crust; cover surface directly with plastic wrap.
  • Chill at least 2 hours . . . preferably up to 1 day.
  • Preheat oven to LO broil
  • Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites, remaining 1/3-cup sugar, and 1-tspn cornstarch until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread meringue on top of filling, right up to edge of crust. ; bake until meringue is lightly browned - probably about 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.
  • -Susana in Louisiana

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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Oh my, I use to love this one when I was little. Fantastic recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    henrie ate it and said...
    This sounds really good, I'm bookmarking it to make, love chocolate anything. Great post, you got my 5
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