Chocolate Cream Pie


1/2 package (4 ounces) cream cheese, softened

2 tablespoons sugar

1-3/4 cups milk, divided

2 cups whipped topping, divided

1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)

1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix

Miniature semisweet chocolate chips, optional


In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and 1 tablespoon milk until smooth. Fold in 1 cup whipped topping. Spread evenly into crust.

In a medium bowl, whisk pudding mix and remaining milk for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Pour over cream cheese mixture. Chill until set.

Just before serving, garnish with remaining whipped topping and chocolate chips if desired.