Choco-Berry Pie

Choco-Berry Pie

Young and old alike will love having this “dessert” for dinner … yes dinner! It looks like a luscious chocolate pie topped with berry flavored cream, but … SURPRISE! It’s a main dish the whole family will love.

Serves 6 to 8.

Step 1

Step 1: Make "Pie" Crust

Preheat oven to 400ºF. Press pie crust into bottom up sides of ungreased pie pan; flute edge of pastry. Prick base of piecrust with fork. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.

Step 2

Step 2: Assemble "Pie"

In medium skillet, brown beef with onion, garlic and black pepper over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink; drain well. Stir in ketchup and, if desired, mustard; mix well. Arrange cheese slices to form a single layer covering bottom and sides of cooled crust; add beef mixture. Tint 2 cups of the potatoes medium rose; spread over top of “pie”. Place remaining potatoes into decorating bag fitted with Tip 1M; pipe rosettes around edge of pie. Return pie to oven to warm, about 5-10 minutes.

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