Strawberries and chocolate blend in this taste-tempting pie. Don't want to fuss with homemade pastry? Feel free to trade half of a package of refrigerated piecrust.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Strawberry Truffle Pie

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Prepare Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. On a lightly floured surface, use your hands to slightly flatten dough. Roll dough from center to edge into a 12-inch circle. Wrap pastry circle around rolling pin; unroll into a 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into pie plate without stretching it. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge as desired. Prick bottom and side of pastry with a fork. Line pastry with a double thickness of foil. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 5 to 6 minutes more or until pastry is golden. Cool on a wire rack.

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  • In a small saucepan combine chocolate and butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Add cream cheese and liqueur. Cook and stir until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in the 1/4 cup powdered sugar.

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  • Spread chocolate mixture in bottom of baked pastry shell. Arrange strawberries, stemmed ends down, on chocolate layer. Brush berries with melted jelly. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours.

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  • Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving. If desired, serve with whipped cream. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Strawberry Truffle Pie)

467 calories; 31 g total fat; 16 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 10 g monounsaturated fat; 56 mg cholesterol; 182 mg sodium. 253 mg potassium; 45 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 26 g sugar; 6 g protein; 680 IU vitamin a; 32 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 20 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

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  • In a medium bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon cold water over part of flour mixture; toss gently with a fork. Push moistened dough to side of bowl. Repeat with additional cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time (4 to 5 tablespoons total), until all of the flour mixture is moistened. Shape into a ball.

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Reviews (1)

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Rating: Unrated
10/18/2013
and yet another one that needs baking time :-(