2 cups milk in double boiler, or cook in heavy pan on medium heat. Mix 1/4 tsp. salt, 2/3 cup sugar, 2 Tbs. cornstarch & 3 Tbs. cocoa.
Add enough milk to dry mixture to make a smooth paste. Add two egg yolks beaten slightly. Add this to the milk in the pan and cook until thick. Add 1 tsp. vanilla. Pour in baked pie shell. use remaining egg whites to make a meringue, if desired.
She likes to eat this pie warm with whipped cream on top. Make it festive by pouring a few M&M candies on the top of the whip cream before serving.
You can also line your pie shell with sliced bananas and pour the chocolate pudding over the top.