Filed Under: Chocolate, Dessert, holiday baking, Pecans, Under 10 Mins

Chocolate Pecan Pie

This luxurious but simple treat is made mostly with items already in your pantry.

November 27th, 2013

By LeeAnne Wright

“It’s better than good — it’s awesome!” Emmett, 10, Brandon, Man.
Servings
8
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
50 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 prepared pie crust (unbaked)
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¾ cup light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • ¼ cup 35% cream
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups roughly chopped pecans
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF and position rack in centre of oven. Transfer pie crust to a 9-inch pie plate, pressing into plate.

  2. In a bowl, whisk sugar, corn syrup, butter, cream, eggs, yolks and vanilla. Stir in pecans and chocolate chips.

  3. Scrape filling into the pie shell and bake 40 minutes. Increase temp to 400ºF and bake another 7–10 minutes. The pie is done when pastry is golden brown and filling is puffed up slightly but still jiggly and moist in the centre. Let pie cool completely before slicing.

Nutrients Per Serving

649 calories, 40 g fat, 44 mg calcium, 130 mg sodium, 69 g carbohydrates, 4 g fibre, 8 g protein. Excellent source of iron and manganese; high source of fibre; source of vitamin D and omega-6.

Chocolate Pecan Pie
Photography by Maya Visnyei

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