French Silk Pie Bites
French Silk Pie Bites

French Silk Pie Bites

All the decadence of French Silk pie in a poppable bite.

24
servings
35 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 35 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Crust

3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs

3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter melted

2 teaspoons sugar

Filling

3/4 cup sugar

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter softened

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoon salt

4 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled

Whipped Cream

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1 tablespoon powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

 

Chocolate shavings, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cups into 24 mini muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; mix well. Press heaping teaspoon of crumbs into bottom of each prepared muffin cup. Bake 4-6 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.

  3. STEP 3

    Place sugar and eggs in 1-quart sauce pan; whisk constantly over medium heat until mixture reaches 165°F. Remove from heat; cool slightly.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine butter, vanilla and salt in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add chocolate; continue beating until smooth. Add cooled egg mixture; beat at least 7 minutes until mixture thickens and lightens in color.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon filling evenly into cooled crusts; refrigerate 1 hour or until set.

  6. STEP 6

    Beat chilled whipping cream and 1 tablespoon powdered sugar in chilled bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in vanilla.

  7. STEP 7

    Remove pie bites from pan; top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings, if desired.

Tip #1

It’s important to beat chocolate filling at least 7 minutes for a fluffier texture. Stopping too soon will result in a thick, ganache-like consistency.

Nutrition

140Calories
10Fat (mg)
35Cholesterol (mg)
50Sodium (mg)
11Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  April 03, 2015

The crumbs made enough for 36 bites. Once I finished mixing the chocolate (much more work than expected) I put it into a piping bag and piped 36 smaller bites. They are cooling now - will rate again after tasting. 3 stars because of the work (eggs/sugar mix - took forever!)

— says Karen
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Test Kitchen Comment April 17, 2015

Hi Karen, we’re sorry to hear you thought these were too much work! We reviewed to make sure our stated prep time was accurate. The 7 minute beating time listed in the recipe ensures a light and fluffy filling. Any less and it would be thick, like chocolate ganache. Hopefully the work was worth it after you tasted them!

— says mallory
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