Baltimore Bomb Pie

Good morning, Baltimore! Who knew that this charming city had such a dark and delicious secret? The Baltimore Bomb Pie is a wickedly good dessert that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

This pie gets its name from the fact that it is absolutely loaded with flavor. That’s right, this pie is packed yumminess from the cookie crust to the chocolate drizzle on top. It’s so good, it will make your head explode.

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Baltimore Bomb Pie Recipe

This decadent pie features chopped Berger cookies, sweet cream butter, and granulated sugar. A few surprise ingredients include cornmeal and vinegar.

I know, it sounds strange but believe me, it makes an amazing dessert that your whole family will love. One taste and you’ll add this Baltimore Pie to your list of dangerously delicious pies that you just can’t live without.

What are Berger Cookies?

If you’re not from Baltimore, you may have never heard of Berger Cookies. They are a local favorite and can be found in most convenience stores and grocery stores.

Berger Cookies are known for their thick, rich chocolate flavor and their iconic round shape. They are the perfect cookie for this pie recipe because they hold up well to being chopped and they add a delicious depth of flavor.

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How to Make Baltimore Bomb Pie

This recipe is easy to follow and only takes about an hour to make. Start by making the Baltimore Berger Cookies to use in your Baltimore pie. You can make the cookies the day before or knock out both the cookies and the pie in about an hour and a half.

Step One

Preheat the over to 350 degrees. Follow the recipe to make Berger cookies. Let the cookies cool.

Step Two

Chop up Berger cookies leaving them in large chunks, then fill the pie crust with the pieces.

Step Three

Whisk together the butter, sugar, eggs, and cornmeal in a medium bowl. Then pour the mixture over the chopped cookies.

Step Four

Stir gently to coat the cookie pieces.

Step Five

Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until it is golden brown on the top.

Once you taste this Baltimore Bomb Pie it will become one of your go-to recipes for dangerous desserts. The rich flavor of the cookies, combined with the sweet buttery filling, makes for a delicious pie that is hard to resist.

Don’t wait, make this Bomb Pie today and enjoy a slice (or two) of Baltimore’s favorite dessert.

Not ready to make this Baltimore Bomb Pie? Pin them to your Dessert Ideas board on Pinterest so you can find it easily when you need it.

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Yield: 8 Slices

Baltimore Bomb Pie

Baltimore Bomb Pie

The Baltimore Bomb Pie is a wickedly good dessert. From the Berger cookies to the chocolate drizzle- it's sure to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes



  • 1 ¼ c Flour
  • ½ tsp Baking soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ⅓ c Buttermilk
  • ½ tsp Pure vanilla extract
  • ⅓ C Unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ C granulated sugar
  • 1 large Egg

Cookie Frosting

  • 2 cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup Heavy whipping cream


  • 18 Berger cookies
  • 1 Unbaked deep dish pie crust
  • ½ cup Sweet cream butter (soft)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large Eggs
  • 1 tbsp Cornmeal
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Pure vanilla extract



  1. Preheat the over to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare the cookie sheet with a sheet of parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, add the flour, baking soda, salt, buttermilk, vanilla, butter, sugar, and egg.
  4. Use a whisk to combine these ingredients together. 
  5. Scoop the dough with a medium size ice cream scoop, placing them on the prepared cookie sheet. 
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes or until the edges of the cookies are golden brown.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool for 5 minutes while on the cookie sheet. 
  8. Then transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely. 


  1. In a medium microwave safe bowl, add the heavy whipping cream and the chocolate chips in a medium microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 30 second at a time, stirring between each set. Repeat until all of the chocolate chips are melted. 
  3. Stir the chocolate chips to smooth the chocolate mixture. 
  4. Use an offset spatula to spread this on the top of the cookies. 
  5. Set aside to allow the frosted cookies to cool for either several hours or overnight.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Chop up Berger cookies into large chunks.  
  3. Place the chopped cookies into the pie crust. 
  4. In a medium bowl, add the butter, sugar, eggs, and cornmeal. 
  5. Whisk to combine these ingredients together. 
  6. Carefully pour the wet mixture over the cookies, mixing carefully to coat all of the cookie pieces.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until it is golden brown on the top.

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