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Black Forest Pie

Difficulty Level: 2

Recipe Source: Grandma Dee
Cooking Time: 4 hrs chill
Where To Cook: Stove top


  • 1 baked pie shell
  • 1 oz. (4 squares) unsweetened chocolate
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 ½ cups cool whip
  • 21 oz. cherry pie filling, chilled
  • toasted almonds, optional

In heavy saucepan, using medium-low heat melt chocolate with milk. 
Remove from heat, stir in extract. Pour into bowl, chill. Beat until smooth, fold in cool whip. Pour into baked pie shell. Chill 4 hours or until set. Top with cherries and almonds.

Serving Information:
Substitute: use 3 Tb of baker's cocoa and 1 Tb butter or oil or shortening in place of 1 oz. (4 squares) unsweetened chocolate.

Top with cherries and almonds.
Top with cherries and almonds.