KEY INGREDIENTS
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs, at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 2/3 cup (one 5 fluid-ounce can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 9-inch unbaked pie crust (or use ingredients below and follow directions to make a homemade crust)
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, chilled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup ice cold water
MAKE IT
Step 1
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Step 2
In a large mixing bowl combine sugar, cocoa powder, and salt. In separate bowl whisk eggs vigorously; add melted butter and evaporated milk. Whisk egg mixture into sugar mixture to combine until smooth.
Step 3
Pour batter into pie crust and place on a baking sheet. Bake in oven on center rack for 45-55 minutes.
Step 4
Pies will be slightly loose in center when they come out of the oven. Allow the pies to cool completely before serving (about 2 hours).
Step 5
FOR HOMEMADE PIE CRUST: In a large bowl mix flour, sugar, and salt.
Step 6
Add cubed butter and cut in using a pastry cutter or 2 forks until mixture resembles pea size pieces.
Step 7
Measure out ice cold water and add to bowl 1 tablespoon at a time, stirring after each addition.
Step 8
Place pie dough on a lightly floured surface and fold to incorporate flour.
Step 9
Flatten dough out into disc and wrap with plastic wrap; refrigerate for 2 hours or up to 3 days.
Step 10
When ready to make pies, roll out dough with rolling pin on a lightly floured surface.
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