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Kentucky Chocolate and Walnut Pie

Kentucky Chocolate and Walnut Pie
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8
A true southern specialty, this pie takes on a Kentucky accent with the addition of a splash of bourbon and a handful of chocolate chips.
Updated May 6, 2021

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon, if desired
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup broken walnuts
  • 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 crust from 1 package (12 oz) frozen Pillsbury™ Deep Dish Pie Crusts (2 Count)
  • 1 cup sweetened whipped cream, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Place cookie sheet on oven rack. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat sugar, corn syrup, butter, bourbon, salt and eggs with whisk or electric mixer until well blended. Stir in walnuts and chocolate chips. Pour into frozen pie crust.
  • 2
    Bake on cookie sheet 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 3 hours.
  • 3
    Just before serving, top with whipped cream.

  • Pecans are also very popular in the South. You can substitute broken pecans for the walnuts in this recipe.
  • If you don't care for bourbon, omit it and use 1 teaspoon vanilla instead.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
230
Total Fat
26g
40%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
30g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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