Chocolate Pecan Pie

From WHITE LILY

Makes 8 servings

 

Are you in the mood for chocolate or pecans…with this pie, you don’t have to choose. Get the best of both in this easy-to-make pie recipe that’s sure to impress!

INGREDIENTS

CRUST

1 1/4 cups WHITE LILY Enriched Bleached All-Purpose Flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter, cut in cubes, chilled

6 tablespoons ice cold water

 

FILLING

3 large eggs, lightly beaten

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 cup coarsely chopped pecans

 

CHOCOLATE PECAN TOPPING

1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

 

DIRECTIONS FOR THE CRUST

1.Combine flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt in large bowl or bowl of food processor. Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or 2 knives; if using food processor, add using a quick pulse, until mixture is the size of peas.

2.Add water, a little at a time, tossing lightly with fork, or pulsing food processor only a few times, until dough is moist enough to hold together when pressed together.

3.Turn onto lightly floured surface; press into ball. Flatten ball; fold in half 3 times. (Handle dough as little as possible.) Shape into flattened round, wrap tightly in plastic wrap; chill at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.

4.Roll dough on lightly floured surface to 12-inch round. Transfer dough to 9-inch pie plate by loosely rolling around rolling pin. Center rolling pin over pie plate; unroll, easing dough into pie plate.

5.Trim edges of dough, leaving a 3/4-inch overhang. Fold edge under. Flute dough as desired. Cover with plastic wrap and chill while preparing filling.

 

DIRECTIONS FOR THE FILLING

1.Heat oven to 350 degrees.

2.Combine eggs, syrup, vanilla, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in large bowl.

3.Melt 2 tablespoons butter and 1/2 cup chocolate chips in microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM (50% power). Stir at 30 second intervals. Heat just until melted.

4.Stir chocolate mixture into egg mixture, just until blended. Fold in 1 cup pecans. Pour into prepared pie shell. Sprinkle top with 1/2 cup pecans and 1/2 cup chocolate chips.

5.Bake 30 minutes, or until browned. Serve warm or cooled.

 

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