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No-Bake French Silk Pie


Ingredients

Oreo® Crust:

40 creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookie thins (such as Oreo® Thins)

40 creme-filled chocolate sandwich cookie thins (such as Oreo® Thins)

4 tablespoons salted butter, melted

4 tablespoons salted butter, melted

French Silk Pie Filling:

4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped

4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped

2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature

2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature

1 ½ cups caster (superfine) sugar

1 ½ cups caster (superfine) sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon instant coffee granules

1 tablespoon instant coffee granules

4 eggs, chilled

4 eggs, chilled

Whipped Cream:

1 cup heavy cream

1 cup heavy cream

2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons chocolate shavings, or to taste (Optional)

2 tablespoons chocolate shavings, or to taste (Optional)

Directions

Grind chocolate sandwich cookies into fine crumbs in a food processor. Transfer to a bowl and mix in melted butter until combined. Press into the bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Chill crust while you make the pie filling.

Grind chocolate sandwich cookies into fine crumbs in a food processor. Transfer to a bowl and mix in melted butter until combined. Press into the bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Chill crust while you make the pie filling.

Melt chocolate in a small heatproof bowl in the microwave. Start with 1 minute, stir, and then return for 15 to 30 second increments until melted. Let fully cool to room temperature, at least 20 minutes.

Melt chocolate in a small heatproof bowl in the microwave. Start with 1 minute, stir, and then return for 15 to 30 second increments until melted. Let fully cool to room temperature, at least 20 minutes.

Whip butter and sugar together in a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment until smooth, about 3 minutes. Stir in vanilla extract and instant coffee. Add the cooled chocolate and mix until combined.

Whip butter and sugar together in a stand mixer fitted with a whisk attachment until smooth, about 3 minutes. Stir in vanilla extract and instant coffee. Add the cooled chocolate and mix until combined.

Add eggs one at a time, whisking on medium speed for 5 minutes and scraping down the bowl after each addition. The pie filling should be fluffy and silky like chocolate mousse.

Add eggs one at a time, whisking on medium speed for 5 minutes and scraping down the bowl after each addition. The pie filling should be fluffy and silky like chocolate mousse.

Transfer filling into the pie crust, cover, and chill for at least 6 hours, or overnight.

Transfer filling into the pie crust, cover, and chill for at least 6 hours, or overnight.

Beat heavy cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla on medium speed with a handheld mixer until soft peaks form.

Beat heavy cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla on medium speed with a handheld mixer until soft peaks form.

Top the French silk pie with the whipped cream and garnish with chocolate shavings.

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Top the French silk pie with the whipped cream and garnish with chocolate shavings.

Cook’s Note:

If your kitchen is hot or humid and your filling is beginning to look runny, place the entire bowl into the freezer for 5 to 10 minutes and continue from there.

Editor’s Note:

This recipe contains raw egg. We recommend that pregnant women, young children, the elderly, and the infirm do not consume raw egg. Learn more about egg safety from our article, How to Make Your Eggs Safe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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