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Cherry Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

Cherry Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

I'm a pie baker and this is one my family frequently requests. With the brandy infused cherries and chocolate chips, it's an awesome twist on a pecan pie.—Sonya Labbe, Santa Monica, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup dried cherries or dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup brandy or cherry juice blend
  • CRUST:
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • FILLING:
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • Sweetened whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Toss cherries with brandy; let stand, covered, 1 hour.
  • 2. For crust, mix flour, sugar and salt. Whisk together oil and milk; add to flour mixture, tossing with a fork just until blended. Press onto bottom and up sides of a greased 9-in. pie plate.
  • 3. For filling, drain cherries, reserving 1 tablespoon brandy. Beat butter, sugar and salt until blended; gradually beat in eggs and reserved brandy. Stir in flour. Fold in pecans, chocolate and cherries; pour into crust.
  • 4. Bake until top is golden brown, 40-45 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. If desired, serve with whipped cream. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 612 calories, 30g fat (8g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 79g carbohydrate (52g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2013

"Haven't tried, but photo shows double crust and recipe does not, I would not use a double crust, please correct or verify. thanks."

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