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Bourbon Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Pecan pie is taken over the top with this bourbon and chocolate spiked pecan filling in a buttery, flaky crust. Totally worth the calories for special occasions
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16 servings
Calories 594kcal
Author Marye

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 cups pecan halves
  • 1 1/2 cups bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/3 cup good bourbon whiskey
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 unbaked 10 inch pie crust

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F
  • Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan and let it turn golden brown. Watch it carefully so that it doesn't burn.
  • Add the bourbon, and the corn syrup and simmer for about 3 minutes. Let cool.
  • Beat the eggs until frothy. Add the sugars and beat until the mixture is thick. Add the vanilla.
  • Fit the pastry into a 10 inch pie plate
  • Arrange 2 cups of the pecan halves on the bottom of the pastry
  • Chop the remaining cup of pecans and sprinkle over the pecan halves
  • Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the pecans
  • Mix the egg and the butter mixtures until well blended
  • Carefully pour over the pecans
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out nearly clean.
  • Let cool completely before cutting.

Nutrition

Calories: 594kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 5.5% | Vitamin C: 0.3% | Calcium: 9.5% | Iron: 9%