Recipe for Chocolate Icebox Pie


    Chocolate Icebox Pie

    2 cups milk
    1 1/2 squares baking chocolate
    2/3 cup granulated sugar
    3 tablespoons cornstarch
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    3 egg yolks
    2 tablespoons butter
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Scald milk with baking chocolate. Mix in sugar, cornstarch, salt, and then stir in milk and cook in double boiler for 10 minutes until thickened.

    Stir a small amount of the liquid into beaten egg yolks, being careful not to curdle them, then add the rest of the liquid. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.

    Add butter and vanilla extract, then cool. Beat well and pour into pastry shell, top with whipped cream, and chill until quite firm.

    Servings: 6