1 1/2 cups vanilla wafer crumbs (about 40 wafers)
1/4 cup butter or margarine (melted)
3/4 cup whipping cream
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/3 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
Chocolate Topping (recipe below)
Chocolate Topping Ingredients:
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon shortening
Heat oven to 350º. Mix wafer crumbs and butter with spoon. Press in ungreased square pan, 8×8 or 9×9 inches. Bake 10 minutes.
Heat whipping cream and chocolate chips over low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate is melted; remove from heat. Cool 5 minutes. Beat eggs, sugar and salt in large bowl with wire whisk until foamy. Pour chocolate mixture into egg mixture, stirring constantly. Pour over baked layer. Bake 25 – 35 minutes or until center springs back when touched lightly. Cool 15 minutes.
Spread with Chocolate Topping. Refrigerate uncovered about 2 hours or until chilled.
Chocolate Topping Directions:
Melt chocolate chips and shortening over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth.