Sunday, January 6, 2019

Arkansas Possum Pie






Arkansas Possum Pie






Arkansas Possum Pie is a creamy, layered chocolate and cream cheese pie in a pecan shortbread crust that is sure to please!

Ingredients

Pecan Shortbread Crust
·         1 cup all-purpose flour
·         1/2 cup butter
·         1/4 cup brown sugar
·         3/4 cup pecans, chopped
Cream Cheese Layer
·         6 ounces cream cheese, softened
·         1/2 cup powdered sugar
·         2 tablespoons heavy cream
Pudding Layer
·         1 cup sugar
·         1/3 cup cocoa powder
·         3 tablespoons cornstarch
·         2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
·         Pinch of salt
·         3 egg yolks
·         2 cups whole milk
·         2 tablespoons butter
·         1 teaspoon vanilla
Whipped Cream Topping
·         1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
·         2 tablespoons powdered sugar
·         1/2 teaspoon vanilla
·         1-2 tablespoons chopped pecans
·         grated chocolate



Instructions
Crust
1.    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Melt the butter, then combine the butter, flour, brown sugar and pecans by stirring with a fork.   
2.    Bake for about 15-20 minutes, just until the crust begins to brown around the edges. Remove from oven and cool completely.  
Cream Cheese Filling
1.    In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and heavy cream using a hand mixer until smooth.  Spread over bottom of the cooled pecan pie crust.
Chocolate Layer
1.    Combine the sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch, flour, and salt in a medium saucepan and whisk well. 
2.    In a separate bowl, combine the egg yolks and milk and whisk well, then add to the sugar and cocoa powder mixture in the sauce pan, whisking to combine.  
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