Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Pie
Author: Nikki
This Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Pie is rich, creamy and perfect for fulfilling that chocolate craving! It begins with a homemade Oreo crust, has a creamy chocolate hazelnut center, a rich and smooth chocolate topping and is garnished with toasted hazelnuts.
Ingredients
Chocolate Hazelnut Cream Filling
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ⅔ cup chocolate hazelnut spread
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup whipping cream, plus ⅓ cup sugar
Chocolate Topping
  • ¼ cup heavy whippping cream
  • 1 Tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1½ teaspoons butter
  • ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Garnish
  • ¼ cup chopped hazelnuts, toasted
Instructions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, chocolate hazelnut spread, powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  2. In a smaller mixing bowl, beat the whipping cream and the sugar until stiff peaks form.
  3. Fold sweetened whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until smooth and uniform in color.
  4. Pour filling into the prepared Oreo Crust and place in the refrigerator for an hour.
  5. In a small saucepan, add whipping cream corn syrup, butter and salt. Cook over medium heat until the mixture come to a soft boil. Remove from heat and add the chocolate chips and stir until melted.
  6. Pour chocolate sauce over the pie and top with toasted hazelnuts.
  7. Return to the refrigerator for another hour before serving.
Notes
Adapted from Taste of Home Magazine
Recipe by Chef in Training at https://www.chef-in-training.com/chocolate-hazelnut-cream-pie/