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Black Bottom Pie Recipe

Serves 8


  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cup chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 3 tsp sugar
  • 3 oz pk vanilla pudding and pie
  • Filling (not instant)
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream, chilled
  • 3 tsp creme de cocoa
  • 2 tsp chocolate sprinkles


1. In a 9-inch, heat-resistant, non-metallic pie pan, melt butter in Microwave Oven 1 minute.
2. Combine cookie crumbs and sugar in a small bowl until well blended.
3. Stir cookie mixture into butter.
4. Press mixture onto bottom and sides of pie pan.
5. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 2 minutes or until crust has a crunchy texture.
6. Allow to cool while preparing filling.
7. In a medium-sized, heat-resistant, non-metallic bowl empty package of pudding mix.
8. Gradually stir in milk until smooth.
9. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 2 minutes.
10. Stir and heat an additional 3 1/2 minutes or until mixture boils.
11. Stir occasionally.
12. Place wax paper on top of pudding so that a skin does not form and chill in refrigerator.
13. While pudding is chilling, whip cream.
14. Stir 3 tablespoons crme de cocoa into pudding.
15. Fold whipped cream into chilled pudding.
16. Pour into prepared crust and chill 3 to 4 hours or until set.
17. Garnish top with chocolate sprinkles.


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Main Ingredient:Chocolate
Preparation Method:Microwave

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