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Chocolate Surprise Pecan Pie

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  5 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 3 hr 45 min total time
  • 15 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Layer up a masterpiece when you're looking for an extra special pie, perfect for a holiday or to tote to a potluck.

Crust

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/3
cup sugar
Dash salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
cup chopped pecans
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Topping

3
eggs
1/4
cup sugar
1
cup light corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
oz unsweetened baking chocolate, melted, cooled

Garnish

1/2
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon chocolate-flavor syrup

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, the salt, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Spread cream cheese mixture into bottom of crust-lined pie plate. Sprinkle with pecans and chocolate chips.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat topping ingredients on medium speed just until blended. Carefully pour topping over pecans and chocolate chips. Cover crust edge with 2- to 3-inch-wide strips of foil to prevent excessive browning; remove foil during last 15 minutes of bake time.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool on cooling rack at least 2 hours before serving.
  • 4 In chilled small bowl, beat whipping cream on high speed until stiff peaks form. Drizzle each pie wedge with chocolate syrup. Spoon dollop of whipped cream on each pie wedge; drizzle with chocolate syrup. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

Expert Tips

Instead of pecans, try making this pie with walnuts.

To quickly soften the cream cheese in the microwave, place the cream cheese in a microwavable bowl and microwave uncovered on Low 1 to 2 minutes or until softened, checking every 30 seconds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
47%
Saturated Fat
12g
62%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
125mg
42%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
57g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Protein
6g
6%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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