Chocolate Pie (Gone To Heaven)

Contributed By: Hershey's Kitchens


1 (9 inch) baked pie shell
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 egg yolks
3 cups milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups HERSHEY?'S SPECIAL DARK Chocolate chips, divided
Sweetened whipped cream or whipped topping (optional)


1. Bake pie shell; cool. Stir together sugar, cornstarch and salt in 2 quart
saucepan. Combine egg yolks and milk in container with pouring spout. Gradually blend milk mixture into sugar mixture.
2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Add 1-3/4 cups chocolate chips; stir until chips are melted and mixture is well blended. Pour into prepared pie shell; press plastic wrap onto filling. Cool. refrigerate several hours or until chilled and firm. Garnish with whipped cream and remaining chocolate chips, if desired.

Helpful Hints:

"William Shakespeare once asked,
"What's in a name?". This pie is so rich,
creamy and delicious, there just might be a little taste of heaven!" Original
recipe yield: 6 to 8 servings.

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