Mississippi Mud Pie


1 hour, plus 4 hours to chill For her version of the layered pie, blogger Naomi Robinson of Bakers Royale grinds up Oreos for the crust and adds a dark chocolate pudding filling. The recipe comes from her book, Baker's Royale: 75 Twists on All Your Favorite Sweets (Running Press, September 2017).

What you will need

10 ounce (25) cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies, such as Oreo

1 cup plus 2 tsp. sugar, divided

6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

2 cups whole milk

6 large egg yolks

3 tablespoons each flour and natural unsweetened cocoa powder, such as Hershey's

12 ounces bittersweet chocolate (10 oz. chopped and 2 oz. shaved)*

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

2 cups heavy whipping cream


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