Valentine's treat for pie lovers

February 10, 1999

If you're looking for a treat to melt your valentine's heart, try Chocolate Satin Pie.

This sophisticated, easy-to-make recipe may be the perfect ending for a romantic evening. The pie, made with Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Morsels and topped with whipped cream and nuts, takes little time to prepare.

Toll House also offers other recipes and suggestions for Valentine's Day celebrations on its Web site, www.tollhouse.com. The site includes a "recipe box," which allows consumers to keep their favorite recipes handy, a party-planner section, and baking tips and techniques.

Chocolate Satin Pie

1 1/2 cups (12 fluid-ounce can) evaporated milk

2 egg yolks

2 cups (12-ounce package) Nestle Toll House Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

1 prepared 8-inch (6 ounces) graham cracker crust

whipped cream

chopped nuts (optional)

Whisk together evaporated milk and egg yolks in medium saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat; stirring constantly, until mixture is very hot and thickens slightly; do not boil. Remove from heat; stir in morsels until completely melted and mixture is smooth.

Pour into crust. Chill 3 hours or until firm. Top with whipped cream before serving. Sprinkle with nuts, if using.

Pub Date: 02/10/99

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