Yield: 8 servings
|¼ cup||Butter or margarine,melted|
|2 ounces||Unsweetened chocolate, melted|
|½ cup||Semisweet chocolate chips,|
|½ cup||All-purpose flour|
|1 can||Cherry pie filling|
|3 tablespoons||Butter or margarine,melted|
|2 teaspoons||Whipping cream|
Combine butter, chocolate, sugar, egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well.
Add flour and nuts; beat well. Spread batter into crust. Bake in a 350'F. oven until top looks dry and feels firm when gently touched, 18-20 minutes. cool; spread top with frosting. When frosting is cool, transfer cherries from can with a slotted spoon to top dessert.
*** CHOCOLATE CRUST *** Finely crush chocolate wafers to make 1¼ cups crumbs; pour into a 9" pie pan. Mix with 3 tablespooons melted butter or margarine and press firmly over pan bottom and up side.
Bake in a 350'F. oven until darker brown at rim, 8-10 minutes, cool.
*** FROSTIMG *** In a 1- to 1 ½ quart pan over low heat, stir ½ cup semisweet chocolate baking chips with 2 tablespoons whipping cream just until snooth. Use warm.
~ Gale Franko, Pullman, Washington