Monday, March 15, 2010

This is incredible...and extremely easy

Chocolate Hazelnut Pie

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Makes: 8 servings
Prep: 10 minutes Bake: at 325 degrees F for 30 minutes 
  • 1  package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3  cup hazelnut spread (such as Nutella)
  • 1/2  cup sugar
  • 1  egg
  • 1/2  cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped
  • 1  prepared chocolate cookie piecrust (such as Oreo)
  • 1  cup heavy cream
  • 1  teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2  tablespoons mini chocolate chips


1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
2. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, hazelnut spread and 1/4 cup sugar. Beat on medium for 3 minutes or until well blended. Add egg and 1/4 cup hazelnuts and beat until blended. Pour into prepared piecrust.
3. Bake at 325 degrees F for about 30 minutes or until center is just set. Remove pie from oven and cool completely on a wire rack.
4. Once pie has cooled, beat heavy cream, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and vanilla on high speed until medium peaks form. Spread over pie and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup hazelnuts and mini chocolate chips.

I got this from this month's Family Circle magazine and served it at our Mother-Daughter Book Club. Wow! I thought it was great. And it took me about ten minutes to make. I actually made two of them, worried that I wouldn't have enough. It was very rich and served the eight of us present with leftovers. I gave the pie to my friend, Barb, who has many hungry young men at her house. I'll find out their verdict on Wednesday night.



  1. Boy this sounds delish, thank you for sharing. Clarice

  2. oh my goodness.. you told me not to look.. but if someone tells me not to do something I'm pretty much going to do it anyways! lol!
    that does sound really really good!

  3. What a gorgeous blog! I am just beginning to get into this, and have't got one yet, but mine will never be as nice as the ones I am seeing! Inspiration, whoo boy! Love, Betty