Chocolate Pecan Chess Pie

Lynette !


Very rich and chocolaty! Best served slightly warm with sweetened whipped cream. From Southern Living.

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1/2 pkg
refrigerated pie crust
1/2 c
2 oz
unsweetened chocolate squares
5 oz
can evaporated milk
2 large
2 tsp
vanilla extract, divided
1 1/2 c
3 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
1/8 tsp
1 1/2 c
pecan halves and pieces
2/3 c
light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup

How to Make Chocolate Pecan Chess Pie


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Roll the piecrust into a 13-inch circle on a lightly floured surface. Fit into a 9-inch pie plate; fold edges under, and crimp.
  • 2Microwave butter and chocolate squares in a large microwave-safe bowl at Medium (50% power) for 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring at 30-second intervals. Whisk in the evaporated milk, eggs, and 1 tsp vanilla.
  • 3Stir together the sugar and next three ingredients. Add the sugar mixture to the chocolate mixture, whisking until smooth. Pour the mixture into a prepared crust.
  • 4Bake the pie at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Stir together the pecans, next two ingredients, and the remaining 1 tsp vanilla; sprinkle over the pie.
  • 5Bake an additional 10 minutes or until set. Remove from the oven to a wire rack and let cool. (about 1 hour).

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About Chocolate Pecan Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #sweet, #pecans, #pie, #chocolate

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