Sunday, February 3, 2008

White Chocolate Berry Pie

Category: Holiday Foods / Valentines Day
Filled with fresh ingredients and delightfully decadent, this rich pie is so easy you could even have it on a weeknight! Your family will rave.
Serving: 8 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes

5 squares (1 oz. each) white baking chocolate, divided
2 tablespoons milk
1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon grated orange peel (zest)
1 cup whipping cream, whipped
1 9-inch graham cracker crust
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

1. In a microwave or double boiler, melt four squares of chocolate with milk. Cool to room temperature.

2. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese and sugar in a mixing bowl until smooth. Beat in orange peel and melted chocolate. Fold in whipped cream. Spread into crust. Arrange strawberries on top. Melt remaining chocolate; drizzle over berries.

3. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Keep refrigerated.

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