Chocolate Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust
ingredients
ingredients
method
step-by-step directions

Carla Hall's Turtle Pie

  • 2 cups Pecan Shortbread Cookie Crumbs
  • 1/4 cup melted Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt (divided)
  • 3 ounces Semi-Sweet Chocolate (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Butter (room temperature)
  • 3 large Eggs (room temperature)
  • 1/4 cup chopped Toffee (plus more for garnish)
  • 1/2 cup chopped Pecans (toasted; plus more for garnish)
step-by-step directions
  • Stir together the pecans cookie crumbs, melted butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Evenly press mixture into a pie shell, lining the bottom and sides of the dish. Set aside.
  • Stir vanilla into the melted chocolate and set aside. In a large bowl, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Once the melted chocolate has cooled slightly, beat into the butter mixture. Add one egg at a time and beat to incorporate fully in between additions. Fold in the toffee and pecans. 
  • Pour into the prepared crust and place in the fridge to chill for 6 hours or overnight. Remove from fridge and serve witha  garnish of toffee and pecans.
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