This pleasing pie satisfies my family of chocoholics! It's quick and easy to prepare, yet special enough for company. —Betty Thompson, Zionsville, Indiana
- 1/2 cup crushed Oreo cookie crumbs (5 cookies)
- 4 teaspoons butter, melted
- 20 caramels
- 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, divided
- 2 cups chopped pecans
- 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- Combine cookie crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom of a 9-in. pie plate. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool completely on a wire rack.
- In a saucepan, melt caramels with 1/4 cup cream over low heat; stir until blended. Remove from the heat; stir in pecans. Spread evenly over crust. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until set. In a small saucepan, melt chocolate chips with remaining cream. Drizzle over the caramel layer. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before
- serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Originally published as Caramel-Chocolate Pecan Pie in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p72
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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2010
"Very good and rich; it is more like candy than pie, though. Sort of like turtles."