French Chocolate Pie

French Chocolate Pie

This recipe has gluten free notes.


  • Crust
  • 2 cups walnut halves
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps all-purpose flour (GF use domata)
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • Caramel Sauce
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped


  1. For Crust:
  2. Preheat oven to 350° F. Place nuts, brown sugar, flour and butter in food processor container; cover. Process until mixture resembles coarse meal. Press onto bottom of ungreased 10-inch springform pan.
  3. Bake for 5 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  4. For Caramel Sauce:
  5. Melt butter in small saucepan. Stir in brown sugar and cream. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to low; boil, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Cool slightly.
  6. Serve cheesecake with warm Caramel Sauce and whipped cream.