This is a slice of a Nutella pie I made a while back. The cut wasn't that clean and it doesn't look great, but I wasn't presenting it to the judges on Top Chef. I wanted to eat it. Next time I would cut back on some of the cream cheese, it was a bit too much, and add more Nutella (can you ever have enough of that stuff?). I also didn't have any chopped hazelnuts so I just used more chocolate chips (I'm glad I did). I used an Oreo pre-made crust.
Recipe after the jump.
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup hazelnut spread (Nutella)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, chopped
1 prepared chocolate cookie piecrust
1 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoon mini chocolate chips
- Heat oven to 325º
- In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, Nutella and 1/4 cup sugar. Beat on medium for 3 minutes or until well blended. Add egg and 1/4 cup hazelnuts and beat until blended. Pour into prepared piecrust.
- Bake at 325º for about 30 minutes or until center is just set. Remove pie from oven and cool completely on a wire rack.
- Once pie has cooled, beat heavy cream, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and vanilla on high speed until medium peaks form. Spread over pie and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup hazelnuts and mini chocolate chips.