dreaming of kentucky derby pie

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Sharon Colyer
from Lexington, KY

I have grown up in Louisville, home of the Derby & the famous pie. This is a version of that pie. A very rich dessert.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dreaming of kentucky derby pie

  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1/4 c
    cornstarch
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 c
    chocolate chips
  • 2 Tbsp
    bourbon (optional)
  • 1
    unbaked pie shell
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How To Make dreaming of kentucky derby pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Combine eggs, vanilla extract, sugars, salt, melted butter, & bourbon (if using). Add cornstarch to the mixture, blending in slowly & thoroughly.
  • 3
    Stir in nuts & chocolate chips. Pour into an unbaked 9 in. pie shell.
  • 4
    Bake 45 mins. Middle may be slightly jiggly--this is okay. Take out of oven to cool on a wire rack.
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