Everyone loves this super rich and delicious Chocolate Pecan Pie. It’s the perfect dessert for people who love pecan pie and chocolate. A heavenly match if I do say so myself!
Chocolate Pecan Pie
What’s sinfully sweet with a perfect chocolatey crunch? This Chocolate Pecan Pie. It’s easy to make and the perfect dessert for all you chocolate lovers out there.
I puffy heart LOVE Pecan Pie. If my waist line would allow it, I could probably eat a whole pie myself. Ok, maybe not the whole pie, but you get the idea. There’s just something magical about the gooey caramel-y filling with toasty pecans sprinkled throughout.
Chocolate Pecan Pie is just as good, in my opinion. My fiancé loves anything chocolate so I made this pie just for him. He understands my appreciation for a good Pecan Pie and I wanted to make something that I knew he would enjoy, too.
Good news is that he loved it. He is always honest with my recipes and will tell me when something doesn’t work for him. He said this pie was a keeper and to make it again for him. Sure will, Matty.
Chocolate Pecan Pie Ingredients
I used a frozen 9-inch deep dish pie shell for this recipe to save time. If you have a good pie crust recipe, feel free to use that instead.
You’ll also need:
- Semisweet chocolate
- Evaporated milk
- Vanilla extract
- Chopped pecans
How to Make Chocolate Pecan Pie
Start by adding the semisweet chocolate, evaporated milk and butter to a small sauce pan on medium low heat. Stir the mixture frequently until it fully melts.
In a large bowl, stir together the eggs, sugar, flour, salt and vanilla. Gradually stir this mixture into the chocolate mixture. Mix in the chopped pecans.
Pour the mixture into the frozen, unbaked pie shell and place on a baking sheet. Bake at 375F for 40 minutes or until the top is firm and set. Cool the pie completely before serving.
I like to put my pie on a baking sheet just in case they spill over and make a mess of my oven.
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Can You Freeze Chocolate Pecan Pie
Yes, you can. Make sure it’s properly wrapped in foil or freezer wrap and store in your freezer for up to 2 months.
Otherwise, store the uneaten pie in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Toppings for Chocolate Pecan Pie
Though it’s delicious eaten plain as is, you can add a little sweet oomph to your dessert plate with these simple topping ideas:
- Whipped cream
- Vanilla (or chocolate) ice cream
- Hot Fudge Sauce
More Pecan Recipes
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- 1 9-inch deep dish pie shell, frozen and unbaked
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate, roughly chopped
- 2/3 cup evaporated milk
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tbsp flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup pecans, chopped
- Preheat oven to 375F.
- Add chocolate, evaporated milk and butter to a small saucepan. Heat over medium low, stirring frequently, until it melts.
- In a large bowl, stir together eggs, sugar, flour, salt and vanilla. Gradually stir in chocolate mixture. Mix in pecans.
- Pour mixture into pie shell. Bake for 40 minutes or until the top is firm and set. Cool completely before serving.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 572Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 80mgSodium: 227mgCarbohydrates: 72gFiber: 4gSugar: 56gProtein: 9g