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Carla Hall's Chocolate Pecan Pie

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A must-try holiday pie!
skill level
Easy
time
30-60min
servings
6-8
cost
$
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How do you make a pecan pie even tastier? Add some chocolate!
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ingredients
  • 1 cup Dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Butter (softened)
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Cornstarch
  • 3 Eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon White vinegar
  • 1.5 cups Pecans (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Dark chocolate chips
  • 1 Unbaked deep-dish pie crust (9-inch)
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step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
      
    Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    2 tablespoons Butter (softened)
    1/2 cup Sugar  
    3 Eggs (lightly beaten)  
    2 teaspoons Cornstarch
    1/2 teaspoon Salt 
    1 tablespoon White vinegar
    1 teaspoon Vanilla  
    1 cup Dark corn syrup
    Cream butter and sugar, then add beaten eggs, cornstarch, salt, vanilla, vinegar and corn syrup.   
  • 3
    1 Unbaked deep-dish pie crust (9-inch)
    1.5 cups Pecans (chopped)
    1/2 cup Dark chocolate chips
    Cut pastry dough 1 inch larger than pan to fold edges under and flute.  Glaze bottom with egg white.  Sprinkle pecans and chocolate on pie shell.
  • 4
      
    Pour pie filling into prepared crust.  
  • 5
      
    Bake on center rack of oven for 40 – 50 minutes or until set.  Cool on wire rack before serving.
  • 6
      
    *Note:  Pie is done when center reaches 200°F.  Tap center surface of pie lightly – it should spring back when done.  For easy clean up, spray in pan.  If pie is overbrowning, cover edges with foil. 
 
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