Rich Chocolate Pecan Pie
This pie is not only rich, it is very rich, so, when serving, cut small slices and serve warm with ice cream.
- Pastry for 9-inch pie
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/3 cup cocoa
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup flour
- 3 eggs, well beaten
- 3/4 cup dark corn syrup
- 3/4 cup milk
- 3/4 cup pecan halves
Line pie pan with pastry. Cream the
butter with vanilla. Gradually add sugar, cocoa, salt, flour, and eggs,
creaming well. Beat in syrup and milk until well blended. Stir in pecans.
Pour filling into prepared pastry.
Bake at 450 degrees F for 10 minutes and then reduce heat to 325 degrees F and bake 40 to 45 minutes or until filling is set. This pie may be topped with whipped cream, if desired.