This Straightforward Sweet Bar Pie is a straightforward repair if you want dessert in a rush. The wealthy, chocolaty filling requires simply three elements!
This recipe is among the best pie making you’ll ever do. Particularly when you go for a ready-made graham cracker crust. I occurred upon it whereas searching by way of my very first cookbook. It was a neighborhood cookbook known as Butter ‘n Love that my Aunt Dolly gifted me in 1984, after I was just a bit child. At the moment, the one baking I’d ever performed was in my Straightforward Bake Oven. No one had ever given me a cookbook earlier than! It immediately made me really feel a bit extra grown up.
I’ve saved the cookbook all these years, and only recently determined to thumb by way of it once more. There underneath ‘Breads, Rolls, Pies & Pastry’ was a pie recipe that shocked me with 3 elements. How good might a pie with so few elements be? In response to its writer, Linda Underwood: “Superb.”
She was proper! Nonetheless, I swapped the Cool Whip for actual whipped cream overwhelmed with a contact of sugar. It’s my desire.
There’s completely no disgrace in shopping for a ready-made crust, and it makes this recipe come collectively very quickly flat. However I don’t maintain ready-made graham crusts readily available. What I do maintain readily available is an enormous jar of graham cracker crumbs. I made my very own crust however you don’t need to. Yow will discover my scratch crust recipe within the notes of the recipe card. Just like the filling, it’s additionally simply 3 elements.
Crumble and soften 6 Hershey’s Mr. Goodbars in a bowl, and warmth within the microwave (or over a double boiler) till the chocolate is clean. Let it cool till barely heat, then fold it into some sweetened whipped cream.
That’s all of us! That’s it for the filling. With simply three elements I didn’t anticipate it to be so wealthy, however it’s. When you’re not into peanuts, you would use your favourite plain chocolate bar instead of the Mr. Goodbars.
I bought 3 Mr. Goodbar XLs (4.4 oz. every) as an alternative of 6 common bars (1.75 oz. every). So I had about 1/2 a bar leftover. I chopped it up an put it on high of the pie. I additionally tossed on a number of candied peanuts that had been hiding in my pantry. You can do the identical, however this pie is loads wealthy sufficient with out further toppings.
This chilly Straightforward Sweet Bar Pie recipe will certainly see loads of motion this summer season. I plan to get myself some ready-made pie crusts to make all the effort a no-bake affair. Father’s Day is arising, and my dad loves my Basic Peanut Butter Pie recipe, however this one could need to make an look, too!
Straightforward Sweet Bar Pie (Mr. Goodbar Pie)
9 inch pie plate
- 6 Mr. Goodbars 1.75 oz. every
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream chilled
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 Prepared-made graham cracker pie crust or see notes for home made recipe
Crumble the chocolate bars in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Warmth at 30 second intervals at 100% energy till the chocolate will be stirred clean, about 1 minute 30 seconds. Alternatively, you are able to do this over a double boiler. Put aside and let cool till barely heat to the contact, about 10 minutes.
In the meantime, within the massive bowl of an electrical mixer, whip the heavy cream to whereas regularly sprinkling within the sugar. Beat to stiff peaks.
Pour the cooled melted sweet bar combination over the whipped cream and fold collectively utilizing a big rubber spatula. The combination is correctly folded when there are not any streaks of white remaining, and the peanuts are effectively dispersed all through the pie filling.
Pour the filling into the graham crust. Unfold evenly and chill till agency, about 2 hours. Serve slices chilled. Refrigerate leftovers.
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
4 tablespoons butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 350F. Mix the crumbs and sugar in a bowl; whisk. Pour in melted butter and stir till the crumbs are coated with the butter and has the looks of moist sand. Press the combination into a regular 9 inch pie plate (not deep dish). Bake for 10 minutes. Cool utterly earlier than including pie filling.
Garnishes: Purchase an additional sweet bar and chop half of it into items for pie topping. Toss on a handful of plain or candied peanuts. Make some chocolate shavings by working a vegetable peeler down the aspect of a frozen chocolate bar. Do that on a reducing board or plate, and switch the shavings utilizing a spoon. The warmth out of your palms will soften the chocolate.
A fair faster model! When you’re tremendous pressed for time, make the pie precisely because it was initially written. One standard-size tub of frozen Cool Whip or different nondairy topping (thawed) can be utilized instead of the heavy cream and sugar. Fold along with the melted chocolate bars and proceed as directed.
This recipe was tailored from a small city neighborhood cookbook known as Butter ‘n Love printed in 1984.