Kentucky Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe
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Kentucky Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

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This is our Test Kitchen's version of the regional classic. The chocolate pecan pie is infused with Kentucky bourbon.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons Kentucky bourbon, optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans or chopped walnuts
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 684 calories, 44 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 199 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 69 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, yolks, brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, bourbon if desired, vanilla and salt. Stir in nuts.
  2. Brush pastry shell with egg white. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Pour filling over chips. Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners' sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Dollop on pie just before serving. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Kentucky Chocolate Pecan Pie in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 684 calories, 44 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 199 mg cholesterol, 282 mg sodium, 69 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2013

Very very good!

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2012

Easy and delicious!

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Reviewed Nov. 19, 2011

My wife made this it is deliceous we are makeing it for a Thanksgiving party

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2011

Made this several times and never lasts long! This is delicious!

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Reviewed Mar. 21, 2009

This pie is very good, but it MUST be made in a deep dish pie shell. I made it in a regular pie shell and it just couldn't hold all of the filling.

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