Chocolate Surprise Pecan Pie

Layer up a masterpiece when you're looking for an extra special pie, perfect for a holiday or to tote to a potluck.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 3 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 10

Ingredients

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    530
    (
    Calories from Fat
    270),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    30g
    30%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    125mg
    125%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    57g
    57%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    31g
    31%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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