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Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

Fudgy and rich, this easy pie has been a family favorite for generations.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Tricia

Ingredients

  • 1 unbaked pie crust (see notes for link)
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 ½ cups pecan halves

Instructions

  • Prepare the pie crust and fit into a 9-inch pie plate. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large (microwave safe) mixing bowl combine the chocolate and butter. Heat on HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until the butter is melted, stirring halfway through heating time.  Stir until chocolate is completely melted.
  • Mix in sugar, salt, corn syrup, eggs and vanilla until well blended.  Add the pecans and stir gently until well blended. Pour the filling into the unbaked crust.
  • Bake 50 minutes or until filling is firm 2 inches from edge.  Cool on wire rack.

Notes

Adapted from a recipe by Karo Syrup
 
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