Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Pie Recipes #135 - Chocolate Divinity Pie Recipe

Chocolate Divinity Pie
~Submitted by Jeannie~

2 egg whites
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 teaspoons Amaretto
1/4 pound semisweet chocolate
3 tablespoons hot water or coffee
1 cup cream, whipped

Beat egg whites until foamy. Add salt and cream of tartar and beat until
soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar and continue beating until very stiff.
Fold in pecans and 1 teaspoon of the Amaretto.
Spread into lightly greased 8-inch pie plate, forming a crust, with the
sides rising above the edge of the plate. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes. Cool.

Melt chocolate in double boiler. Add hot liquid and blend. Cool and fold in
remaining teaspoon of Amaretto and whipped cream. Turn into meringue shell
and chill.

Serves 6


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