No-Bake Chocolate Ganache Pie

Recipe by Chef Tim Hollingsworth

Give thanks (and prepare to receive great praise from your guests) with this decadent Chocolate Ganache recipe provided by the acclaimed Chef Hollingsworth. No-baking required means no stress on a day intended for enjoying friends and family. The only question is which delicious desert wine will you pair with this sumptuous chocolatey wonder?


For the cinnamon crust:

2 cups cinnamon graham crackers
8 tablespoons butter, tempered
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 dash clove, ground

For the chocolate ganache filling:

2 cups heavy cream
24 oz. Guittard semi-sweet chocolate wafers, 61% cacao
2 tablespoons butter


For the cinnamon crust:

In a food processor, pulse together the graham crackers, cinnamon, and clove until you reach a sandy texture

Add tempered butter, and mix to combine

Transfer the mixture into a 9-inch pie pan, evenly spread

Refrigerate for at least 1 hour

    For the chocolate ganache filling:

    In a saucepan, bring the cream to a boil

    In a separate bowl, add chocolate wafers and butter

    Pour cream over the top and let sit for two minutes

    Using a spatula, stir to combine

    The finishing touches:

    Pour chocolate mixture over the top of the refrigerated pie crust

    Allow pie to cool for at least two hours before serving

    Serve with a dollop of whipped creme fraiche