Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 C) .
Place the chocolate chips in a double boiler and melt over low heat, stirring constantly. Place the pre-made piecrust in a pie pan and set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the eggs, vanilla, salt, sugar, and buttermilk, and mix with electric hand mixer. With a rubber spatula, gently stir the melted chocolate into the batter. Pour batter into the pie crust. Place in middle rack of preheated oven. Bake for 1 hour. Remove from oven and cool completely. If not eating immediately, refrigerate pie. Garnish with store-bought whipped cream just before serving.
Makes 8 servings.
Date: April 13, 2004