Blacksmith Pie

Preparation info
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    or More Servings.
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Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About

I was given a recipe some years ago for an incredibly rich chocolate cake, back in the days when they first coined the name “chocoholic.” This recipe for blacksmith pie was created for the Old Forge Restaurant in Miami Beach.


The Crust

  • 10 ounces (about 12) Fudge Cookies or Oreos with filling scraped off and discarded
  • 8 ounces


  • Using a blender or food processor, blend the fudge cookies and graham crackers until fine. There should be about 5 cups. Put the crumbs in a bowl. Cut the butter into pieces and add it, blending thoroughly.
  • Use the crumb mixture to line the bottom and sides of a