DECADENT CHOCOLATE PECAN PIE

Ellen Bales Recipe

By Ellen Bales Starwriter

Found this in a magazine--don't know where, don't know when--but it is fabulous! I've always loved pecan pie, as well as chocolate cream pie. This recipe combines both for a delectable flavor!


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
refrigerated pie crust
1 pkg
(8 squares) semi-sweet baking chocolate
2 Tbsp
butter
3
eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 c
firmly packed light brown sugar
1 c
light or dark corn syrup
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 1/2 c
pecans, halved

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Coarsely chop 4 squares of the chocolate and set aside. Line 9-in. pie plate as directed on package with the pie crust.
2
Microwave remaining 4 squares of chocolate and butter in large microwavable bowl on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
3
Brush bottom of pie crust with small amount of beaten egg. Stir sugar, corn syrup, eggs and vanilla into chocolate mixture until well blended. Stir in pecans and the chopped chocolate. Pour into pie crust.
4
Bake 55 minutes in a 350-degree pre-heated oven until knife inserted 2 inches from edge comes out clean. Cool on wire rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern