Whipped Chocolate Pie AKA Candy Bar Pie

by Alli

Whipped Chocolate Pie is the easiest dessert you’ll ever make. You only need three ingredients to make this whipped chocolate pie. Yep, that’s all – 3 ingredients! 

You can actually get all the ingredients to make this pie at your local dollar store. I created this recipe when I was part of a dollar store challenge years ago. Our instructions were to make a dessert with ingredients from the dollar store.

As I was browsing the food area, I remembered an easy dessert that my son’s friend had shared with me called Symphony Chocolate Pie.  

Well, the Dollar Tree does not carry the Symphony candy bars, but they do carry Landmark Confections Candy Bars.  Score!

I also needed a large tub of whipped topping. Would a can do? Of course, it would. There was no graham cracker crust in sight, so I had to stop in at the grocery store and grab one.

Ingredients For Whipped Chocolate Pie  

  • Milk Chocolate Bar 
  • Whipped Topping
  • Graham Cracker Crust

You can use any type of milk chocolate bar and I often refer to this dessert as a candy bar pie. I have made this with the Landmark bars at The Doller Tree and Hershey’s bars. 

Feel free to top with chocolate curls and a dollop of whipped topping before serving. 

Close Up Photo of Candy Bar Pie on white saucer with fork

Whipped Chocolate Pie Is So Easy To Make

Break the chocolate bar into pieces. Add the chocolate bar pieces and the whipped topping to a medium-sized saucepan. Heat over low, stirring, until chocolate is melted and the mixture is well combined.

Chocolate Pie Filling in saucepan

Pour the chocolate mixture into a graham cracker crust.

graham cracker crust filled with chocolate pie filling on red napkin

Cover and place in the freezer for 5-6 hours or overnight. When you’re ready to serve the pie, top with chocolate curls and whipped topping if desired. 

A slice of whipped chocolate pie on a white plate with a rose gold fork

How To Make Chocolate Curls 

Chocolate curls are so pretty and can take a dessert from ho-hum to wow! Purchase an extra milk chocolate bar (no nuts) if you want to add chocolate curls to the pie before serving.

You’ll need a vegetable peeler and a large milk chocolate bar at room temperature. With the vegetable peeler, firmly peel strips off of the candy bar.

Keep rotating and peeling as the candy becomes warm in your hands. I always try to see how long I can make the curls before they break off.

candy bar pie slice on white plate with the whole pie behind it

Once you have enough curls, place them in the fridge until you’re ready to use them. Chocolate curls are delicate so make sure you handle them with care. 

Yield: 8 servings

Whipped Chocolate Pie

Close Up Photo of Candy Bar Pie on white saucer with fork

This is the easiest pie to make and the chocolate filling is creamy and delicious.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • Milk Chocolate Bar (6 oz.), broken into pieces
  • 8 oz. whipped topping
  • 1 graham cracker crust (6 oz.)


  1. In a medium saucepan on low heat, add the candy bars and whipped topping. Stir until melted and smooth.
  2. Pour chocolate mixture into the graham cracker crust. Cover and place in the freezer for six hours or overnight.
  3. Serve immediately after removing the pie from the freezer. Store leftovers in the freezer.


Optional: Garnish with chocolate curls and whipped topping before serving.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 132Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 1mgSodium 110mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 1gSugar 6gProtein 1g

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Published in Feb. 2014 and updated in January 2021


Rebekah February 27, 2014 - 7:29 am

That looks delicious! If y’all need help eating it, we’re avaliable. Lol

Alli February 27, 2014 - 7:36 am

I hate to admit that it is all gone! It tasted like a frozen chocolate milkshake in a graham cracker crust. I’ll make another one for Sunday!

Angel February 27, 2014 - 10:19 am

Your pie looks delicious. You are very good with your challenges.

Alli February 27, 2014 - 11:47 am

Thanks, Angel!

zan February 27, 2014 - 10:29 am

Wo…so simply. I have whipped cream on hand but none of the other ingredients. I guess the dollar tree does hold some secret ingredients after all. The cupcake stands look amazing, too!

Alli February 27, 2014 - 11:35 am

Thanks, Zan! It is super duper easy and it turned out great.

Kelsey February 27, 2014 - 1:03 pm

YAY!!!! I’m so glad you liked it and it worked out without the Symphony bar!

Alli February 27, 2014 - 3:35 pm

I’m going to try it with the Symphony bar, too! I’m so glad you shared the recipe with me. Except for the fact that I could probably eat half of the pie. I’m making it for the grand kids this weekend using your recipe. I’ll let you know how it turns out.

Anna @ Northern Homestead February 27, 2014 - 1:17 pm

Great creativity! I still remember how my kids favorite Chocolate spread was nowhere to find, except at Dollarama. Sometimes it is worth to check the food section there ;).

Alli February 27, 2014 - 3:34 pm

I enjoy seeing what Barbara comes up with each month for us to do. It’s fun!

Amanda Smith February 28, 2014 - 12:57 am

I didn’t know whipped topping came in cans? This sounds yummy and easy. That’s my kind of desert. I’m pinning this for later.

Alli February 28, 2014 - 8:39 am

I call them cans. You know the ones that you squirt out of the top. 🙂

Amanda Smith February 28, 2014 - 3:35 pm

Oh aresole cans! Lol

Suzanne February 28, 2014 - 9:30 am

This looks sooo YUMMY!!! Can’t wait to try it… Found you on #GetHimFed!

Alli February 28, 2014 - 11:00 am

It was yummy! I’m going to try it this weekend with the Symphony bar and the whipped topping in the tub and see if there’s much difference in the taste.

Lisa February 28, 2014 - 11:19 am

mmm this looks great! Thanks for sharing.


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