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Chocolate Pecan Pie - First Prize Chocolate Pecan Pie
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Source:
Diane

Serves/Makes:0ne 9-inch pie

Ingredients
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup (225 ml) sugar
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) butter, melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped pecans
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml). vanilla (or 4 tsp (20 ml) bourbon)
  • Pie Crust:
  • 3/4 c all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) ground cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp (60 ml) unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) cold milk
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) vinegar
Preparation
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 C.).
  • Prepare pie crust.
  • In medium mixing bowl beat together eggs and sugar.
  • Gradually add butter and corn syrup, mix till combined
  • Stir in vanilla, pecans, and chocolate morsels.
  • Pour into prepared pie crust and bake for 45-50 minutes.
  • Pie Crust:
  • Mix together 3/4 cup (175 ml) all-purpose flour, 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml). sugar, 1/2 tsp (2 ml). salt, 1 tsp (5 ml). unsweetened cocoa, and 1/2 tsp (2 ml). ground cinnamon in a medium bowl.
  • Add 4 tbsp (60 ml). cold "unsalted" butter, mix until crumbly.
  • Slowly add 1/4 cup (60 ml) cold milk and 1 tsp (5 ml). vinegar until a smooth but not sticky ball forms, (may need additional flour).
  • Roll dough out on a lightly floured flat surface; roll out to fit a 9-inch pie pan.
Comments
I won first prize for this pie at a picnic. Can substitute 4 teaspoons bourbon for the vanilla extract.

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