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Recipes from the Chef: Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Recipes from the Chef: Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

November 16, 2018

Executive Chef Michael Adams is back again this holiday season sharing one of his most popular holiday dessert recipes.

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 9-inch pie shell
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • ¼ cup bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees F).
  2. In a small saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup, and butter or margarine. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until butter or margarine melts and sugar dissolves. Cool slightly.
  3. In a large bowl combine eggs, bourbon, vanilla, and salt. Mix well. Slowly pour sugar mixture into egg mixture, whisking constantly. Stir in chocolate chips and pecans. Pour mixture into pie shell.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 50 to 55 minutes, or until set and golden. May be served warm or chilled.

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