Mississippi Mud Pie

Mississippi Mud Pie

Mississippi Mud Pie is a classic American dessert that typically consists of a chocolate cookie crust filled with a rich, chocolate pudding-like filling, topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

The name “Mississippi Mud” refers to the thick, dark, and muddy appearance of the pie. The dessert is believed to have originated in the southern United States, and it is often served at special occasions or as a comfort food.

There are many variations of Mississippi Mud Pie, but the basic ingredients usually include chocolate, butter, sugar, eggs, flour, and sometimes coffee or other flavorings. Some recipes also incorporate nuts, marshmallows, or other ingredients for added texture and flavor.

Overall, Mississippi Mud Pie is a decadent and indulgent dessert that is sure to satisfy any chocolate lover’s sweet tooth.


PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes + baking and cooling time



  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar


  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar.
  3. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish.
  4. Bake the crust for 8 minutes and then allow it to cool.
  5. In a medium saucepan, heat the chocolate chips, heavy cream, and butter over low heat until melted, stirring frequently.
  6. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, brown sugar, flour, salt, and vanilla extract.
  7. Stir in the melted chocolate mixture.
  8. Pour the filling into the cooled crust.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the filling is set.
  10. Allow the pie to cool completely.
  11. In a medium bowl, beat together the heavy cream, confectioners’ sugar, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  12. Spoon the whipped cream on top of the cooled pie.


  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.
  • Store the pie in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • You can also top the pie with additional chocolate shavings or drizzle with melted chocolate before serving.

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