You Thought Chocolate Covered Pretzels Were Amazing? Try This

August 14, 2019
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Chocolate Pretzel Pie

A mesmerizing combination of salty and sweet.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate pie, pretzels
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chilling Time 4 hours
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Author D. Leecious


Pretzel Crust

  • 5 cups pretzel crushed
  • 8 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar

Chocolate Pie Filling

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 tspn salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3 cups milk
  • 7 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 2 tspn vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Combine pretzels, butter, and brown sugar. Press mixture into pie pan.

  2. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden. Let cool to room temperature.

  3. Whisk cornstarch, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan.

  4. Mix in egg yolks and milk, and heat mixture on medium heat. Gently mix for about 6 minutes or until the mixture thickens like a pudding.

  5. Once thick, take the mixture off the heat and immediately add your chocolate, vanilla, butter, and lemon juice.

  6. Mix until ingredients are incorporated into a smooth pudding texture.

  7. Pour filling into the cooled crust and smooth with a spatula as desired. (Any extra filling can be saved in cups and eaten immediately, or chilled for pudding cups.)

  8. Let the pie chill in the fridge uncovered for at least 4 hours.


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