Easy Chocolate Pudding Pie Jars from Scratch
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

You won't believe how easy these chocolate pudding pie jars are to make! With a buttery graham cracker crust, a smooth, rich, and intensely chocolate-y homemade pudding, and a crown of fluffy real whipped cream, you'll never go back to store-bought after tasting this from-scratch recipe!


Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate, Easy, from scratch, Homemade, jars, Pie, Pudding
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 513 kcal
Ingredients
For the Graham Cracker Crust
  • 3 graham crackers
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
For the Chocolate Pudding
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cups chocolate chips (I used a combination of milk chocolate and semi-sweet)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
For the topping
  • 3/4 cups heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks with 1 tablespoon granulated sugar.
  • chocolate curls for garnish*
Instructions
  1. Process the graham crackers in a food processor or mini-chopper until fine.  
  2. Add the melted butter and toss together.  
  3. Place about 1 1/2 tablespoons of the mixture in each of the bottoms of six 4-ounce jars.
  4. Place the sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a small pot and whisk to combine.  
  5. Gradually pour in the milk, while whisking.  
  6. Stir in the cream and add the butter.  
  7. Heat over medium-high heat, whisking, until the mixture thickens and comes to a bubble.  
  8. Turn off the heat and stir in the chocolate chips and vanilla extract.  
  9. Spoon the pudding into the prepared jars, and top with whipped cream and chocolate curls.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chocolate Pudding Pie Jars from Scratch
Amount Per Serving
Calories 513 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g 58%
Saturated Fat 23g 115%
Cholesterol 113mg 38%
Sodium 168mg 7%
Potassium 164mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Sugars 28g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 25.8%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 16.4%
Iron 3.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.