Chocolate-Pecan Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box 
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
  • 1 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 10 pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped

Instructions

1 _ Heat oven to 325°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie using 9-inch glass pie plate.

2 _ In large bowl, beat corn syrup, sugar, butter, vanilla and eggs with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Reserve 2 tablespoons chocolate chips for topping. Stir in remaining chocolate chips and 1 1/2 cups pecans. Spread evenly in crust-lined pan.

3 _ Bake 55 to 65 minutes or until deep golden brown and filling is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.


4 _ Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In small microwavable bowl, microwave reserved 2 tablespoons chocolate chips on Medium (50%) 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted; stir. Dip each of 10 pecan halves in chocolate; place on lined cookie sheet. Refrigerate 15 to 20 minutes or until chocolate is set. Garnish pie with whipped cream and chocolate-dipped pecans. Store in refrigerator.

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