Chocolate Raspberry Pie

Posted by: Schmitty 05-21-99 1:08 AM

Source: Taste of Home
Chocolate Raspberry Pie

1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries, thawed

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped

2 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate
3 tablespoons butter or margarine

Preheat oven to 450.

Line unpricked pastry shell with double thickness heavy duty foil. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer. Cool on wire rack.

In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in raspberries bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cool for 15 minutes.

Spread raspberry mixture into shell; refrigerate.

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Fold in whipped cream. Carefully spread over raspberry layer. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Melt chocolate and butter, cool for 4 to 5 minutes. Pour over filling. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Store in refrigerator.

Yield 6 to 8 servings.

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