November 15, 2021

Chocolate Pecan (Chess) Pie

Chess pie has many tales that tell the story of how it got its name. Our chocolate pecan chess pie is a variation of the famed chess pie—just add pecans!


Ingredients

• 1-1/2 cups sugar

• 3 tbsp. cocoa powder

• 1/4 cup margarine, melted

• 2 eggs, slightly beaten

• 1/8 tsp. salt

• 5-1/3 oz. can evaporated milk

• 1 tsp. vanilla extract

• 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped pecans

• 9" unbaked pie shell

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Mix sugar, cocoa and margarine well. Add eggs and beat with electric mixer for 2-1/2 minutes. Add salt and vanilla. Stir in pecans.

3. Pour mixture into pie shell. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes.

 






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