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Chocolate Toffee Pie

Baur's Famous Chocolate Toffee Pie

1 cup sugar
4 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
2 egg yolks
4½ tablespoons cocoa
2 ounces sweet chocolate, grated
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon butter
1 baked 9-inch pie shell
4 ounces ground Mija candy (almond butter toffee) or finely crushed Almond Roca candy or Heath bar

Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add ¼ cup of the milk, mixing well. Blend in egg yolks. Scald 1½ cups of milk in saucepan over moderate heat. Whisk in cornstarch mixture until smooth. Continue to cook, whisking, until clear and thickened.

Dissolve cocoa in remaining 1/4 cup milk. Whisk cocoa and grated chocolate into cornstarch mixture. Cook, whisking, until chocolate melts and mixture is thickened. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and butter. Stir until butter melts.

Refrigerate until thoroughly chilled. Turn into cold, baked pie shell. Sprinkle candy over top. Refrigerate until chilled.
Julie C


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