Thanksgiving Chocolate-Pecan Pie


  • All-purpose flour, for work surface
  • Pie Dough
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup 
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 4 ounces bittersweet baking chocolate (such as Ghirardelli 60 percent cacao), chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup

1- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out dough to a 15-inch round. With a dry pastry brush, sweep off the excess flour; fit dough into a 9 1/2-inch glass pie plate, pressing it into the edges. Trim to a 1-inch overhang all around. Fold under overhangso it extends slightly beyond the edge of the pie plate. Crimp edge as desired. Cover with plastic wrap; chill pie shell until firm, about 30 minutes. 

2- In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, butter, and vanilla and almond extracts to combine. Add the sugar, mix until incorporated. Add corn syrups, and mix until thoroughly combined. Using a rubber spatula, stir in pecans and chocolate. 

3- Pour filling into prepared pie shell, and bake until filling is set, 50 to 55 minutes. Cool on a wire rack at least 20 minutes before serving.

Blue Hill at Stone Barns conducted a search for the perfect pie recipes, drawing budding bakers and seasoned pros to submit their recipes for some of the most delicious pies. Third-place winner Tom Ribando shares his recipe for chocolate-pecan pie.

Source: The Martha Stewart Show

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