8 Servings

Impress guests by serving individual pies to each dinner guest or couple at the table. Make the heavenly crust by crumbling chocolate cookie sandwiches and combining with a little butter, for good measure.

How to Make It

Step 1

Make crust: Preheat oven to 350°F. Finely grind cookies in a food processor. Mix in butter and press evenly into a 9-inch pie pan or 4 (5-inch) mini pans. Chill for 15 minutes. Bake until set, 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on a rack.

Step 2

Make filling: In a bowl, mix espresso, 1/2 cup boiling water and 1/3 cup sugar until sugar is dissolved. Sprinkle gelatin over mixture; stir until dissolved. Chill until slightly thickened but not set, about 1 hour.

Step 3

In a bowl, whip 1 cup cream until thickened. Add 1/3 cup sugar and cocoa; beat until soft peaks form. Fold in espresso mixture. Pour filling into crust; smooth top. Chill until set, at least 1 hour or up to 1 day.

Step 4

Before serving, whip 1 cup cream with 1 Tbsp. sugar. Spread on pie. Using a peeler, shave chocolate curls onto pie.

Ratings & Reviews

charoulli's Review

September 11, 2009
WOW! This was gone from the fridge within 24 hours from it's making! It is delicious!!! I made this with the strong brewed coffee instead of espresso and it was also hazelnut flavored coffee. Everyone loved it! The crust is super delicious! One thing: keep checking the coffee-gelatin mix once in the fridge. If you leave it for a whole hour, it will be too late. I'd say I took mine off at 45 minutes and it was just right.