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bhimebauch Jun 20, 2012 07:44 AM

I saw a good idea for a quick pie. Drizzle a baked pie crust with melted chocolate and fill with ????? Any suggestions? I was thinking mostly of cremes like chocolate, banana, etc. I need something quick and easy and maybe freezable.

  1. ipsedixit Jun 20, 2012 07:47 AM

    You mean like an icebox cake of some sort?

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      bhimebauch Jun 20, 2012 12:01 PM

      Could be or maybe a creme or fruit filling?

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      katecm Jun 20, 2012 09:47 AM

      Those would be good, as would an ice cream pie, perhaps with a cherry flavored ice cream - and the chocolate would keep the crust from getting soggy.

      1. mamachef Jun 20, 2012 01:49 PM

        This would be gorgeous w/ a thin layer of cheesecake, topped with fresh cherry pie filling. (Refrigerator version for both fillings; pre-baked crust.)

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          angelsmom Jun 20, 2012 01:50 PM

          Chocolate covered peanut butter pretzel tart.

          http://hotpolkadot.com/2012/06/15/the...

          1. sarahjay Jun 20, 2012 02:20 PM

            the chocolate covered pie crust might make a fun banoffee pie. Just add dulce de leche, sliced bananas, and whipped cream. One of my favorites!

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              Rokur Jun 20, 2012 07:45 PM

              Chopped Bananas, with Vanilla pudding, whipped cream on top. take you 2 minutes? let set in fridge.

              If you have a mixer, lemon merengue would be easy.

              Chinese Egg custard would be awesome

              Snickers like Pie - Take some caramels and some peanuts, put in bowl, microwave together 1-2 minutes at a time, until caramels are melted. Stir together, then layer it on top of chocolate covered pie crust. Then add a layer of vanilla ice cream, vanilla pudding, or even just some whipped cream.

              1. chowser Jun 20, 2012 07:54 PM

                Really quick and easy (and probably freezable), this peanut butter cream pie used to be the go-to for my kids to make when they wanted something quick:

                http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Pe...

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                  Cooking42 Jun 20, 2012 07:59 PM

                  Fresh pineapple, whipped cream and pecans. (or strawberries). (gelatin can add some stability, if you think the pie will last that long.) Freezing the pie makes it easier to slice.

                  Grew up eating the Cool Whip version, still don't have a favorite 'real ingredients' recipe, mostly because I'm trying to avoid extra calories on principle, and can't resist this pie.

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                    Caitlin McGrath Jun 20, 2012 09:20 PM

                    Uncooked fresh pineapple will keep gelatin from jelling, unfortunately.

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