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Chocolate Orange Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie lover rejoice in this super scrumptious version of the classic southern pecan pie. Lots of native pecans in a wonderful chocolate orange buttery golden filling . It's delicious!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Southern
Keyword easy, holidays, special occasion
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 397kcal
Author Elise
Cost 18

Ingredients

  • 4 or 5 large or med eggs
  • 1 cup Karo Syrup, dark or light
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour heaping
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur, Cointreau
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla or more to taste
  • 1.5 cup pecans pieces roasted & chopped
  • 1 cup chocolate chips milk chocolate or dark
  • pecan halves roasted, top decoration

Instructions

  • If your roasting your pecans then do this step first. Roasting is easy: place pecan halves on a cookie sheet sprayed with spray oil. Bake for about 10mins at 300°. Keep an eye on these they could burn depending on the moisture in the nuts.
  • Beat eggs well. Add sugar and flour gradually to eggs while stirring.
  • Add Karo syrup, melted butter (45sec in microwave, separate bowl), vanilla and orange liqueur. Mix well.
  • Place 1.5 cups of roasted pecans pieces and chocolate chips on bottom of unbaked pie crust.
  • Pour egg mixture over nuts and chips. Decorate top of pie with remaining pecan halves.
  • Bake 45mins at 350° or until filling is set.
  • Let it set for at least 2 hours before serving. ENJOY!

Nutrition

Calories: 397kcal