Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Baking / Cranberry Dark Chocolate Pie Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Cranberry Dark Chocolate Pie

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    2 hrs

    Susiecat too's Note:

    Can you say yum? From the King Arthur Flour website. Buy lots of fresh cranberries while they are in season, and freeze to be able to make this year-round! Passive cooking time here = chilling time.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Grocery List

    • Print

    • Email

    My Private Note

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Cranberry topping

    Crust

    Filling

    • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips or 1 cup chopped semisweet chocolate
    • 2/3 cup heavy cream
    • 3/4 cup diced walnuts or 3/4 cup pecans, toasted in a 350 F oven for 8 to 10 minutes

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the Cranberry topping: Bring the sugar, salt, and cranberry juice to a boil. Stir in the dried cranberries, then the fresh or frozen berries. Simmer gently for 10 to 12 minutes, or until about half the berries have popped. Remove from the heat, and cool to room temperature. Yield: 4 cups.
    2. 2
      You’ll need about 15 ounces (a scant 2 cups) sauce for the pie; enjoy the remainder on its own.
    3. 3
      For the crust: Process the crackers, sugar, and melted butter in a food processor till crumbly and well combined. Press into the bottom and up the sides of a 9" pie pan. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for about 7 to 8 minutes, until it’s set, but not brown. Remove from the oven and cool.
    4. 4
      For the filling: Put the chips and cream in a microwave-safe container, and heat for about 90 seconds. Remove from the microwave, and stir till the mixture becomes smooth and dark brown. You’re simply making a basic ganache.
    5. 5
      Assembly: Spoon the hot ganache into the cooled crust, and sprinkle the toasted nuts on top. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, probably 2, till the ganache has firmed up. Once the ganache is set, top with the cranberry sauce.

    Browse Our Top Tarts Recipes

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 28, 2009

      55

      This is the most delicious unexpectedly decadent pie EVER! I made this for Thanksgiving dessert and everyone loved it and asked for the recipe. We used the leftover cranberry topping over an apple-cinnamon french toast casserole. Wonderful! Truly the best cranberry dishs we have ever had!

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on November 28, 2008

      55

      15 for Thanksgiving - all asked for the recipe. ONLY thing I did differently is to make 1 1/2 times the crust and the ganache so to fit in an overlarge pie tin - then used all the topping. Yumyumyum!!!

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No
    • on October 22, 2008

      55

      WOW !! Avery delicious pie. For the filling I combined the walnuts and pecans. We loved the cranberry flavor. It was amazing. I used the semi-sweet chocolate. This was a wonderful combo. A GREAT TASTING MEAL. Made for Potluck tag.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Read All Reviews (4)

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Cranberry Dark Chocolate Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (174 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 558.2
     
    Calories from Fat 282
    50%
    Total Fat 31.4 g
    48%
    Saturated Fat 14.7 g
    73%
    Cholesterol 50.0 mg
    16%
    Sodium 221.0 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 71.5 g
    23%
    Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
    20%
    Sugars 54.0 g
    216%
    Protein 4.5 g
    9%

    Ideas from Food.com

    “Everything

    Thanksgiving, Solved

    Every recipe, menu, tip and how-to is right here, at your service.

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites