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Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Pie: Dark Chocolate Pie with a Holiday Twist. Perfect for a holiday potluck or as a holiday sweet treat.

Dark Chocolate Candy Cane Pie

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy cane, dark chocolate, pie
Cook Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Servings 8 servings


  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • ½ Cup Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Cocoa
  • ½ Cup Nestlé’s Dark Chocolate Chips
  • 5 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 Egg Yolks beaten
  • 3 Cups Milk
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted Butter softened
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Candy Canes crushed
  • 1 Prepared Pie Crust I used Pillsbury


  1. Place the pie crust in a pie pan and prick the bottom with a fork, then following the directions on the box bake until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. Whisk together sugar, cocoa, cornstarch and salt and put in a pot.
  3. Add the beaten egg yolks and milk bringing to a boil, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat immediately adding butter, vanilla and chocolate chips. Stir until well blended.
  5. Pour the creamy chocolate into the prepared pie crust and set in refrigerator until set.
  6. Top with Cool Whip, Dream Whip, or real whipped cream and sprinkle crush candy canes on top.

Recipe Notes

This pie only took about 30 minutes to make and a few hours to sit in the fridge – won’t that make a great dessert for a holiday potluck?