Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie


4 large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
3 tablespoons melted butter
2 tablespoons bourbon
1 tablespoon unbleached flour
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
3/4 cup chocolate chips
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
1 cup pecan halves


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Combine eggs, sugars, corn syrup, butter, bourbon, flour, vanilla, and chopped pecans, and stir well. Sprinkle chocolate chips over pie shell. Pour filling over chips, and arrange pecan halves on top.

Bake for 10 minutes at 450 degrees F. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake until set, about 35 minutes longer. Serve with lightly sweetened whipped cream, if desired.


8 Servings

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Is this the same as Kentucky Derby Pie?

There are several versions of

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There are several versions of Kentucky Derby Pie and this pie could certainly stand in for it.


How can I get copies of these recipes? They sound so good.

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Hi Wanda, Many thanks!  We have a “print” icon at the top of the page so you should be able to print it out. There are also ways to share the recipe. Hope this helps–and thanks, again! –Your OFA editors