CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Chocolate Pecan PieLiven up your Kentucky Derby with a tasty desserts.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Liven up your Kentucky Derby with a tasty desserts.
Chocolate Pecan Pie
9-inch unbaked pie crust
1 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 tablespoon bourbon
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup pecan halves
½ cup real semisweet chocolate chips
1 1/3 cups whipping cream
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Place crust into 9-inch pie pan. Crimp or flute edge; set aside. Combine corn syrup, sugar, butter, eggs, bourbon, salt in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in 1 cup pecans and ½ cup chocolate chips. Pour into pie crust. Cover pie loosely with aluminum foil. Bake 30 minutes. Remove aluminum foil; continue baking 10 to 15 minutes, or until filling is set. Cool; refrigerate at least 4 hours or until serving. Just before serving, beat whipping cream in bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until stiff peaks form. Use as pie garnish.
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