French silk chocolate pie

Yield: 1 pie

Measure Ingredient
1 Pie shell, baked and cooled
½ cup Butter
¾ cup Sugar
1 ounce Chocolate square *
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 Eggs
Whipped cream and walnuts for topping, optional

* NOTE: the book did not specify what type of chocolate to use.

Make your favorite single 8 inch pie shell.

Cream butter, add sugar slowly, creaming well. Blend in melted and cooled chocolate and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, beating 5 minutes after each addition. With electric mixer use medium speed.

Turn into cooled, baked pie shell. CHill 1 to 2 hours. Before serving top with whipped cream and walnuts, if desired.

From: 100 Prize Winning Recipes, from Pillsbury's 3rd Grand National contest. First edition, 1952.

Comment in book: submitted by Mrs. K. E. Cooper, Silver Spring, Maryland. Mrs. Cooper won $1,000 for this recipe.

Typed by Dale & Gail Shipp, Columbia Md. 1994.

Submitted By DALE SHIPP On 06-16-95

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