1/4 c Butter or margarine,melted 1/4 c Milk
2 oz Unsweetened chocolate, 1/2 ts Vanilla
-melted 1/2 c All-purpose flour
2/3 c Sugar 1 cn Cherry pie filling
1 lg Egg
24 Chocolate wafers 3 tb Butter or margarine,melted
1/2 c Semisweet chocolate chips, 2 ts Whipping cream
Combine butter, chocolate, sugar, egg, milk, and vanilla; beat well.
Add flour and nuts; beat well. Spread batter into crust. Bake in a
350’F. oven until top looks dry and feels firm when gently touched,
18-20 minutes. cool; spread top with frosting. When frosting is cool,
transfer cherries from can with a slotted spoon to top dessert.
*** CHOCOLATE CRUST *** Finely crush chocolate wafers to make 1 1/4
cups crumbs; pour into a 9″ pie pan. Mix with 3 tablespooons melted
butter or margarine and press firmly over pan bottom and up side.
Bake in a 350’F. oven until darker brown at rim, 8-10 minutes, cool.
*** FROSTIMG *** In a 1- to 1 1/2 quart pan over low heat, stir 1/2
cup semisweet chocolate baking chips with 2 tablespoons whipping
cream just until snooth. Use warm.
~ Gale Franko, Pullman, Washington