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Kentucky Derby Pie

Kentucky Derby Pie

The combination of chocolate, pecans and buttery crust will make you love this Kentucky Derby Pie! From the chocolate to the pecans, this pie exemplifies Southern comfort and hospitality. It’s stacked with layers of flavor and textures. It includes a buttery crust, pecans, dark chocolate and a gooey filling, all stacked together in layers of pure heavenly bliss.

Kentucky Derby Pie

The beauty of this recipe is that the filling takes just moments to mix, you just need to dump the ingredients and stir, then pour the filling into the pie crust and place it in the oven. The chocolate chips sink to the bottom creating a molten chocolate layer that oozes out from under the nuts. Bring this pie to Thanksgiving and your family and friend will love it!

Kentucky Derby Pie

Ingredients for Kentucky Derby Pie:

2 large eggs slightly beaten
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour Bleached flour toughens baked goods
1 cup chocolate chips I prefer semi-sweet chocolate chips over milk-chocolate chips
1 cup Fisher pecans full halves are best
1 stick Land ‘O Lakes unsalted butter melted and cooled (1/2 cup)
1 tsp. McCormick pure vanilla extract
1 unbaked pie shell

Kentucky Derby Pie

How to make Kentucky Derby Pie:

Step 1: Melt butter in microwave, then cool for about 10-15 minutes. Make sure that the butter is no longer warm to the touch for the next steps.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, add the butter, sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla.

Kentucky Derby Pie

Step 3: Mix all the ingredients together until smooth.

Step 4: Add pecans and stir until coated.

Kentucky Derby Pie

Step 5: Add chocolate chips and stir well until coated. Make sure that the mixture is not warm, otherwise they will melt and the pie will not turn out right.

Step 6: Pour the mixture into the unbaked pie shell.

Step 7: Place the pie into the oven and bake at 350° F / 175° C for about 40-45 minutes until set.

Kentucky Derby Pie

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Kentucky Derby Pie

Kentucky Derby Pie

Kentucky Derby Pie

Yield: 1 9-inch pie
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 50 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Gold Medal UNBLEACHED all-purpose flour Bleached flour toughens baked goods
  • 1 cup chocolate chips I prefer semi-sweet chocolate chips over milk-chocolate chips
  • 1 cup Fisher pecans full halves are best
  • 1 stick Land ‘O Lakes unsalted butter melted and cooled (1/2 cup)
  • 1 tsp. McCormick pure vanilla extract
  • 1 unbaked pie shell

Instructions

Step 1: Melt butter in microwave, then cool for about 10-15 minutes. Make sure that the butter is no longer warm to the touch for the next steps.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, add the butter, sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla.

Step 3: Mix all the ingredients together until smooth.

Step 4: Add pecans and stir until coated.

Step 5: Add chocolate chips and stir well until coated. Make sure that the mixture is
not warm, otherwise they will melt and the pie will not turn out right.

Step 6: Pour the mixture into the unbaked pie shell.

Step 7: Place the pie into the oven and bake at 350° F / 175° C for about 40-45 minutes until set.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 577Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 57mgCarbohydrates: 72gFiber: 4gSugar: 43gProtein: 8g

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