Cookie Crust Fudge Pie

  • Yield 8 servings

Try this simple recipe for a decadent dessert.


1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup baking cocoa
1/4 cup flour
2 -- eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1 tablespoon coffee-flavored liqueur
pinch salt
1 cup chopped pecans
1 -- Oreo cookie pie shell


  1. Combine the butter, sugar, baking cocoa, and flour in a large bowl and mix well.  Add the eggs, vanilla, coffee granulaes, coffee liqueur, salt and pecans and mix well.  Pour the mixture into the pie shell.
  2. Bake at 375F for 25 to 30 minutes.  Do not overbake; filling will not be firm in the center.  Serve warm with ice cream or whipped cream.


Recipe reprinted with permission from The Forward Arts Foundation’s The Swan’s Palette(Atlanta, Georgia, 2000).



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