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Chocolate Crunch Pie

This rich, fudgy pie came from an aunt of a good friend. The recipe makes two pies, which seem to quickly disappear at holiday gatherings. —Jo Ellen Greenhaw, Athens, Alabama
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 pies (6-8 servings each)


  • 2 unbaked pastry shells (9 inches)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Line unpricked pastry shells with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 450° for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside; remove foil. Reduce heat to 350°.
  • In a large heavy saucepan over medium heat, whisk eggs and sugar until blended. Add butter and chocolate chips; cook, whisking constantly, until mixture is thickened and coats the back of a metal spoon. Stir in the pecans, coconut and vanilla.
  • Pour into pie shells. Cover edges of pastry with foil. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until puffed.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 468 calories, 30g fat (15g saturated fat), 89mg cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (34g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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