Chocolate and pecan fans will love this chocolate chip pecan pie.
I was never a fan of pecan pie when I was younger. I thought it looked weird and was always afraid to try it. Well obviously I was mistaken! Because once I tasted a slice of pecan pie, I was hooked! It was so rich and delicious that I have to have a slice every Thanksgiving. Well this year I thought it would be fun to add a delicious twist to this classic pie. When my husband tried this chocolate chip pecan pie, he loved it!
I used a classic pecan pie recipe and added a layer of chocolate chips to the pie. I like to use pecan halves in my pecan pie. I just like the look of the pecan halves in the finished pie.
Once I layered the chocolate chips and pecans in the bottom of the unbaked pie crust shell, I poured in the pie mixture and the pecans rise to the top. I make sure each pecan is coated with the filling, so if they look dry, I just give them a little dunk and they rise back to the top. My number one tip for baking a pecan pie is to use a pie crust cover and keep it on the entire bake time. It totally saves the pie crust from being burnt and keeps it the perfect golden brown color.
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 cup light corn syrup
- 2 TBL flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 3 TBL melted butter
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup milk chocolate chips
- 1 cup pecan halves
- 1 9" unbaked pie crust shell
- Prepare pie crust and place in 9" pie pan
- Line pie shell with chocolate chips and then pecans.
- In a mixing bowls, beat eggs.
- Add sugar, corn syrup, flour, salt, vanilla, and butter and mix until all combined.
- Pour mixture into pie shell and make sure all pecans are coated with mixture.
- Cover edges with a crust cover.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 45 - 50 mins.
This chocolate chip pecan pie will surprise your guests for sure! It’s the perfect amount of chocolate and pecan pie!
You could always skip the layer of chocolate chips and make a classic pecan pie too. Either way this is one delicious, rich pie that will look beautiful on your Thanksgiving table.
For another fun twist on a classic pie, give this cranberry apple pie a try. This is a holiday pie!
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