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Mayan Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

Mayan Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

This started off as a regular pecan pie for Thanksgiving Day. But it's evolved into something extra special. —Chris Michalowski, Dallas, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min. + cooling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 frozen pie shell (9 inches)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon coffee liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pecan halves

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle chopped pecans and chocolate chips into pastry shell. In a small bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter, liqueur, pepper and vanilla. Pour into pastry; arrange pecan halves over filling.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 55-60 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 590 calories, 30 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 87 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 81 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.