Spiced Chocolate Chip-Pecan Pie

Move over, ordinary pecan pie! This version combines autumn spices and a decadent chocolate-nut filling in an easy refrigerated pie crust.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8

Ingredients

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    260),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    29g
    29%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    65g
    65%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    37g
    37%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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