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Turtle Pie – Creative Day 4

I used to dislike cooking, because it can be such a chore!  I’m getting better at it and we’ve started experimenting with recipes quite often.  {My favorite site is}
It makes it much more fun when my hubby & I cook together, which has been happening a lot more.
I believe that cooking is as much a creative art as anything.
For Day 4, we decided to try a recipe that Jeb found online a few weeks ago:

Turtle Pie

Desserts aren’t something we make as much, but I did try to make a chocolate pudding pie a while ago and I didn’t like it very much.  After that experience, I was a little skeptical of another chocolate pudding recipe.  It turned out to be really good!

If you’re interested, it’s a very simple recipe.

Graham cracker crust
Chocolate pudding mix
Pecans {approximately 1/2 C. chopped}
Chocolate chips

Start with a graham cracker crust.
Spread caramel in about 1/4″ thick layer on the bottom of the crust.  
Crush 1/4 C. pecans & cover the caramel.

Follow pudding recipe on box.  (Boil pudding mix & milk)
Pour pudding into the pie and refrigerate until cool.
Spread whipped cream in a layer over top of chilled pie.  
Chop the rest of the pecans & chocolate chips & sprinkle on as top layer.

Just cut & serve!
Quantities really don’t matter.. we improvised.
I’m sure that you could add more chocolate to the top, but I think it was just right.

If you decide to try this recipe, let me know what you think!

Happy Designing! -Cherie


I am a Mom and self-employed Interior Designer. Our family lives in a small town in north-central Pennsylvania where everybody knows everybody. I blog for fun to keep my friends and clients informed of what's going on in the design and decorating world, to share my designs, and to show what we're working on in our own home.

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