Caramel Crunch Pie

Makes 12
Prep 15 m
Chill 30 m
Bake 10 m
Cook 20 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 7 Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Unfold crust and fit into ungreased 9-inch pie plate. Flute crust edge. Prick bottom and sides with fork. Line crust with foil; fill with pie weights or uncooked beans.
  2. 2 of 7 Bake in 450 degrees F oven for 5 minutes. Remove foil and beans. Bake until crust is lightly golden, about 5 minutes more. Set aside.
  3. 3 of 7 In medium-size microwave-safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup heavy cream and 1-1/2 cups chocolate chips. Microwave on high 1 minute; stir until smooth. If necessary, microwave in 15-second intervals until completely melted. Spread over bottom of pie. Refrigerate while preparing topping.
  4. 4 of 7 In large bowl, stir together cereal, pecans and coconut. In medium-size saucepan, stir together remaining 3/4 cup heavy cream, the corn syrup and brown sugar. Bring to boiling over medium heat; boil until mixture registers 240 degrees F, soft ball stage, on candy thermometer, about 20 minutes.
  5. 5 of 7 Quickly pour caramel mixture over cereal-nut mixture; stir until completely coated. Spoon evenly into piecrust, mounding slightly in center.
  6. 6 of 7 Place remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips into small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high until melted, about 1 minute; stir until smooth.
  7. 7 of 7 Place melted chocolate into small plastic food-storage bag snip off one small corner. Drizzle chocolate over pie. Refrigerate overnight. Serve with whipped cream, if desired.
Nutrition Information for Caramel Crunch Pie
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Per Serving: 31 g Fat, total, 37 mg chol., 69 g carb., 537 kcal cal., 5 g pro., 211 mg sodium, 3 g fiber, 15 g sat. fat