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Spiced Chocolate Chip-Pecan Pie

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 30 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Move over, ordinary pecan pie! This version combines autumn spices and a decadent chocolate-nut filling in an easy refrigerated pie crust.

Crust

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

Filling and Topping

3/4
cup light corn syrup
1/2
cup sugar
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
cup coarsely chopped pecans
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
1
teaspoon shortening
Whipped cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat corn syrup, sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and eggs with wire whisk. Stir in pecans and 3/4 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread evenly in crust-lined plate. Cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.
  • 3 Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 15 to 25 minutes longer or until pie is deep golden brown and filling is set. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips and the shortening uncovered on High 1 minute; stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over top of pie. Serve pie warm or cool. Top each serving with whipped cream. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat corn syrup, sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla and eggs with wire whisk. Stir in pecans and 3/4 cup of the chocolate chips. Spread evenly in crust-lined plate. Cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.
  • 3 Bake 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake 15 to 25 minutes longer or until pie is deep golden brown and filling is set. Cool 15 minutes.
  • 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup chocolate chips and the shortening uncovered on High 1 minute; stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over top of pie. Serve pie warm or cool. Top each serving with whipped cream. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Flavor whipping cream with a little brown sugar and a dash of cinnamon for a dreamy topping.

Dark chocolate chips may be substituted for the semisweet chocolate chips if desired.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
11g
53%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
65g
22%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Protein
5g
5%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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