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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
- 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
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.
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%