Sunday, July 10, 2011

Mini Chocolate Cherry Pies

Our massive cherry tree is ready to be picked
and although we enjoy the fresh fruit just
as it is, I wanted to create a recipe to
use the sweet cherries in.

Chocolate covered cherries are one of
my favorite treats to make at Christmas
so I decided to make a  Chocolate Cherry Pie.

I love any dessert in little individual form.
They make it so much more fun for serving
to guests.  Often for a dinner party I make
small desserts and have each couple share

Chocolate Cherry Mini Pie Recipe

2 eggs
3/4 C. flour
1/2 C. brown sugar
1/2 C. sugar
3/4 C. butter (no margarine), melted
1 C/ semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 C. chopped, fresh sweet cherries

enough pie crust for 2 - 9 inch pie shells

Pre-heat oven to 325.

Mix the eggs, flour, sugars in a bowl and
stir together.  In another bowl place the
chocolate and butter and microwave for
1 minute.  Stir until smooth.  Add to the
egg mixture and then stir in the chocolate.

If you are making a large pie, this will make
one pie, if you are making individual pies,
this will need  the dough for 2 pies and
will make 6 individual pies.

Bake at 325 for 60 minutes for a large
pie or 30 minutes for individual pies.

I dipped some fresh cherries in chocolate for a garnish.

This is a fudgy, rich pie that is moist in
the center with bites of cherry.

It turned out so great!

I will be posting this with


Chocolat - French for Chocolate. I adored chocolate from a young age when I had to sneak in the cupboard to find where my mother had hidden the Nestle's Chocolate Chips. Having read about the famous chocolat shoppes in Paris, when I finally got there I was determined to try a chocolate from every Paris shoppe. I invite you to share my adventures in creating, in travel, and in life.


  1. I am so jealous that you have your own cherry tree! They look so vibrant and delicious! Particularly in contrast to the chocolate. Can't wait for the recipe!

  2. A sweet cherry tree in your yard-sounds great! The pies are beautiful Jacqueline, love the garnish:@)

  3. I am green with envy at your cherry tree! Your little pies looks so great and yum!


  4. Oh Jacqueline, I don't even wait to make a dessert; in my Vanilla Greek yogurt, I put in cocoa powder, almonds, raisins, oats AND.....DARK CHERRIES! What a combination and killer diller good for you! I just had it and here I see you presenting this....oh happy day!

    Enjoy your Monday! Anita

  5. Cute as buttons..I love small things:)

  6. I love cute little pies like these, but sharing would be out of the question! They look so yummy I would have to hog them all for myself!

  7. Yummy post as usual. I don't know where you get all your energy. You are amazing!

  8. I also love mini pies and tarts! It is all the flavor and less calories. This recipe sounds and looks so delightful!

  9. You even have your own cherry tree! I've been eating my way though the summer with fresh cherries from California. Now we are moving on to fresh Texas peaches. Wish I could send you some.
    This chocolate pie looks delicious. Will make this for my mom when I go visit soon. ~ Sarah

  10. These are so adorable and look like the most delicious little pie - I love fresh cherries + chocolate = YUM. xo,

  11. I like individual desserts too. Your mini cherry pies look and sound delicious! My grandfather would have loved them!

    ~ Tracy

  12. Thank you so much for this wonderful yummy receipe, looks so good!

  13. Chocolate and cherries are one of my favorite dessert combinations! And who doesn't love little individual treats. The chocolate dipped cherries are a dessert in themselves. Love this post, Jacqueline.

  14. I looked at the title and just knew I should click off on my way without opening your post....I just knew it could be dangerous and I was right! What a decadent little pie!

  15. i smell danger, danger, DANGER! i am trying to lose weight and this will set me back for decades...

  16. Please let me know if any of your neighbours want to move...!

    Another delicious looking treat.

  17. Oh my, that looks absolutely delish. I love anything with cherries in it. I will definately have to try this recipe. Perfect for entertaining.

  18. Such a creative idea, love how cute they turned out, and im sure they taste AMAZING!

  19. Those look so good and I love the chocolate covered cherries on top! I would be so excited to be served these at a dinner party!

  20. You have such great ideas! Glad I found your blog today!

  21. Oh...! It's very good end beautyfull... Bye. Deborah

  22. How adorable are these!?! Chocolate and cherries... can't go wrong there!

  23. I just LOVE the look of these little pies! My daughter would love them! So CUTE, and tasty too!

  24. I want a cherry tree! And then I want these tiny little pies! They're so cute! :)


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