If you are a Nutella fan, this might be a new favorite pie for you.
1 Prebaked single crust 9″ deep dish pie shell
3 cups milk
3/4 cup sugar
4½ Tbl cornstarch
1/4 tsp salt
4 egg yolks, beaten
3/4 cup Nutella (or other brand chocolate hazelnut spread)
Combine milk, sugar, cornstarch, and salt in large saucepan. Heat over medium heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Add a small amount of hot milk mixture to egg yolks to warm (whisking constantly), and then add egg yolks to milk mixture (whisking constantly). Boil 1 minute stirring constantly till thick and smooth. Remove from heat and add Nutella and stir until completely combined. Beat several times while cooling a bit. Pour filling into baked pie shell while slightly warm. Cover with wax paper. Cool completely in refrigerator until set. Serve with whipped cream and a sprinkle of chopped hazelnuts.