Chocolate Pecan Pie

Prep Time: 40 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Makes: 8 servings

Ingredients:

CRUST
1 1/4 cups White Lily® Enriched Bleached All Purpose Flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, cut in cubes, chilled
6 tablespoons ice cold water
FILLING
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
CHOCOLATE PECAN TOPPING
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions:

 CRUST
1.COMBINE flour and 1/4 teaspoon salt in large bowl or bowl of food processor. Cut in 1/2 cup butter with pastry blender or 2 knives, or if using food processor, add using a quick pulse, until mixture is the size of peas.
2.ADD water a little at a time, tossing lightly with fork, or pulsing food processor only a few times, until dough is moist enough to hold together when pressed together.
3.TURN onto lightly floured surface; press into ball. Flatten ball; fold in half 3 times. (Handle dough as little as possible.) Shape into flattened round, wrap tightly in plastic wrap; chill at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
4.ROLL dough on lightly floured surface to 12-inch round. Transfer dough to 9-inch pie plate by loosely rolling around rolling pin. Center rolling pin over pie plate; unroll, easing dough into pie plate.
5.TRIM edges of dough, leaving a 3/4-inch overhang. Fold edge under. Flute dough as desired. Cover with plastic wrap and chill while preparing filling.
 FILLING
1.HEAT oven to 350°F.
2.COMBINE eggs, syrup, vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon salt in large bowl.
3.MELT 2 tablespoons butter and 1/2 cup chocolate chips in microwave-safe bowl on MEDIUM (50% power). Stir at 30 second intervals. Heat just until melted.
4.STIR chocolate mixture into egg mixture, just until blended. Fold in 1 cup pecans. Pour into prepared pie shell. Sprinkle top with 1/2 cup pecans and 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
5.BAKE 30 minutes or until browned. Serve warm or cooled.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/8 of pie), Calories 530 (Calories from Fat 340), Total Fat 38g (Saturated Fat 15g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 115mg, Sodium 290mg, Total Carbohydrate 48g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 18g), Protein 7g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 4%, Iron 15%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.