Weekend Dining: Missouri Mud Pie

Cupcakes are out; Mini-pies are so in

Saturday, Jan 29, 2011  |  Updated 12:21 PM PDT
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Cupcakes are out; Mini-pies are so in.

Cupcakes are out; Mini-pies are so in.

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Missouri Mud Pie

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Baked Graham Cracker Crust
  • 4 Oz Unsalted Butter, melted
  • 9 Tbsp. Cocoa Powder
  • 3 Tbsp. Canola Oil
 
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 Tbsp. Molasses
  • 1 1/3 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla
  • 10 Marshmallows cut in half

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  2. In a medium bowl whisk the cocoa powder and oil until smooth. When smooth, add the melted butter.

  3. In a separate bowl whisk the eggs until light and fluffy. Add the sugar, molasses and vanilla. Stir until combined.

  4. Add the cocoa and oil mixture to the egg mixture. Mix until smooth and glossy.

  5. Pour the chocolate mixture into the prebaked graham crust and bake for 35-40 minutes. The top of the pie will appear crisp and the filling will have set.

  6. Remove the pie from the oven and cool.

  7. Decorate the top of the cool pie with the marshmallow slices. Place pie under broiler and brown the marshmallow slices.

  8. Pie should be served warm.

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