Recipe for Sweetheart Fudge Pie
Valentine's Day


    Sweetheart Fudge Pie

    1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
    3 eggs
    3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
    1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels, melted
    2 teaspoons instant coffee powder
    1 teaspoon rum extract
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
    1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
    1/2 cup whipping cream or Cool Whip
    Maraschino cherries

    Cream butter; gradually add brown sugar, beating at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add melted chocolate, coffee powder and rum extract, mixing well. Stir in flour and walnuts. Pour mixture into prepared shell. Bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes; cool completely on wire rack. Chill.

    Before serving, arrange whipped cream on top and garnish with cherries.