Chocolate Pecan Pie: Best Holiday Pecan Pie

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Christmas  is around the corner and I know it’s hard, but try to keep in mind healthy eating this holiday season. Why not sneak a few healthier recipes in where the family won’t be able to tell a difference because there’s no sacrifice in flavor! With rich pecan filling, hint of chocolate, and store bought pie crust, you can easily whip up my , mouthwatering Chocolate Pecan Pie from Gulf Coast Favorites  Top the pie with a Honey-Pecan Topping for complete decadence.  Honestly, this is probably my personal favorite dessert, or one of them for sure.

Chocolate Pecan Pie with Honey Pecan Topping from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Gulf Coast Favorites

Makes 8-10 servings

1 (9-inch) Shurfine unbaked pie shell
2 Shurfresh eggs
2 egg whites
1 cup Shurfine light corn syrup
1 tablespoon Shurfresh butter, melted
1/4 cup  sugar
1/4 cup  light brown sugar
1 tablespoon  all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
1/3 cup  semi-sweet chocolate chips

1.  Preheat oven 350°F.

2.  In bowl, whisk together eggs, egg whites, corn syrup, butter, sugar, brown sugar, flour, vanilla. Stir in pecans and chocolate chips.

3.  Transfer to pie shell. Bake 45–50 minutes or until set. Cool completely.

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 383, Calories from fat (%) 42, Fat (g) 19, Saturated Fat (g) 5, Cholesterol (mg) 49, Sodium (mg) 136, Carbohydrate (g) 53, Dietary Fiber (g) 2, Sugars (g) 25, Protein (g) 5, Diabetic Exchanges: 3 1/2 carbohydrate, 4 fat

Honey Pecan Topping

Makes 8–10 servings

1/4 cup  light brown sugar
2 tablespoons  butter
2 tablespoons  honey
1 cup pecan halves

1. Preheat broiler. Prepare baked pie.

2. In nonstick pot, combine brown sugar, butter, and honey. Cook over low heat until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Add pecans and stir until well coated.

3. Spread topping evenly over pie. Return to oven and broil topping until bubbly and golden brown. Watch carefully.

Nutritional Information per serving:
Calories 128, Calories from fat 67%, Fat 10 g, Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 6 mg, Sodium 18 mg, Carbohydrate 10 g, Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 9 g, Protein 1 g, Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate, 2 fat

For more Gulf Coast Favorites visit www.hollyclegg.com  and for more easy holiday,healthier recipes.

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