Chocolate Orange Pie Recipe

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Joyce Published: December 18, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Chocolate Orange Pie

Enjoy bites of sweet and zesty filling with this rich chocolate orange pie, made with a bittersweet crust, for a decadent dessert!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Cool Time: 4 hours 30 minutes
Total: 5 hours 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Crust:

  • 24Oreo Cookies,(1 package)
  • ¼cupunsalted butter,melted

For Orange Filling:

  • 3.5ozorange Jell-O,(1 package)
  • 2tsporange extract
  • ½cuporange juice
  • cupswhipped topping
  • 11ozmandarin orange segments,(1 can)

For Chocolate Ganache Topping:

  • 1cupheavy cream
  • 12ozsemi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

Crust:

  1. Place the Oreo cookies in a food processor and pulse until crushed. Add in melted butter and continue pulsing until well combined.

  2. Press into an 8-inch pie pan and refrigerate.

Orange Filling:

  1. Place Jell-o, orange extract, and ⅔ cups of boiling water in a bowl. Stir until dissolved.

  2. Pour ½ cup of orange juice into a measuring cup. Add enough ice to fill the measuring cup.

  3. Pour into the jello and stir until slightly thickened. Remove any remaining ice. Whisk in whipped topping.

  4. Refrigerate until it can hold its shape.

  5. Drain the mandarin oranges and place on paper towels to remove any excess moisture.

  6. Mound ½ of the orange filling into the crust. Top with mandarin oranges and remaining Jell-o mixture.

  7. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes or until set before adding ganache topping.

Ganache Topping:

  1. Heat heavy cream to boiling. Pour over the chocolate chips and let sit for 4 minutes without stirring. Whisk until the mixture becomes dark and thick. Let cool for a few minutes if needed.

  2. Pour approximately 1 cup of ganache over the pie.

  3. Let cool on the counter for 20 to 30 minutes. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

Decoration:

  1. Cool remaining ganache to room temperature. Place in a piping bag and pipe along the edges of the pie. Top with reserved orange slices.

  2. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 645.84kcal
  • Fat: 40.65g
  • Saturated Fat: 22.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.27g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 73.44g
  • Fiber: 4.54g
  • Sugar: 55.86g
  • Protein: 6.38g
  • Cholesterol: 70.26mg
  • Sodium: 215.90mg
  • Calcium: 79.19mg
  • Potassium: 395.15mg
  • Iron: 5.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 212.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 29.16mg
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