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Diabetes Friendly Recipes: Chocolate Pie

June 29, 2011

The JDRF Greater Dallas Chapter Team strives to provide you and your family with new resources and ideas to make daily life with diabetes easier. Through the blog we want to supply you with diabetes friendly recipes that you and your family can enjoy, like this simple, yet delicious chocolate pie recipe from our intern Haley Cole!

Diabetes Friendly Chocolate Pie


1/8 inch – Graham Cracker Crust*

12 oz. pkg. – Chocolate Jell-o Sugar Free Cook & Serve Pudding & Pie Filling

Cool Whip Dessert Topping (To further reduce the sugar, substitute Cool Whip with Sugar Free Cool Whip)


Prepare pudding as directed on package. Measure 1 cup of filling and cover with plastic wrap; chill thoroughly. Pour remaining filling into graham cracker crust. Chill in fridge.

Beat reserved pie filling with spoon or electric mixer until smooth then blend in 1-1/3 cups of Cool Whip. Spread over filling in pie crust and chill at least 2 hours. Top with remaining Cool Whip.

*To make your own sugar free graham cracker crust, use ¾ cup graham cracker crumbs and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Bake at 350 for 8 minutes.  Allow to cool.

Nutritional Information

(Approximate based on single serving)

 Calories 165 Cal

Calories from Fat 60 Cal

Total Fat 6.5 g

Saturated Fat 2.5 G

Trans Fat 2 G

Sodium 225 mg

Total Carbohydrate 23 g

Sugars 8 G

Protein 1 g

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As we continue to provide you with recipe ideas, we want your participation as well! If you have a diabetes friendly recipe that your family enjoys, please post it in the comments below or email them to to share with other type 1 families! You might even see them appear later on the blog!


To learn more about the JDRF Dallas chapter, visit our JDRF Dallas website!

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