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bourbon chocolate chunk pecan pie

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie is a rich pecan pie made with 2 tablespoons of bourbon and 1/2 cup each of chocolate chips and pecans.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Keyword Derby Pie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Author Cookie Madness


  • 1 unbaked 9 inch crust deep dish
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (200 grams
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (56 grams)
  • 3 large eggs room temperature
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 scant teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup toasted and chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips or chocolate chunks


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Set a rimmed baking sheet in the oven and let it preheat with the oven. Don't forget about it!
  • Have ready an unbaked 9 inch pie crust.
  • In a mixing bowl, using a hand held electric mixer, beat the sugar and butter until well mixed. Add the eggs and beat on medium high until light. Beat in the corn syrup, salt, bourbon and vanilla. The batter will be very pale at this point.
  • Sprinkle the nuts and chocolate over the bottom of the pie crust, then pour the egg mixture over.
  • Immediately set on the preheated baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes. Time may vary depending on the type of pie dish you use.
  • Allow the pie to cool for several hours. If you want to solidify the chocolate, let cool, then chill, then bring back to room temperature.