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Chocolate Pecan Pie

Yields1 ServingPrep Time20 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

 1 cup light corn syrup
  cup sugar
 4 oz semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
 2 tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature
 4 large eggs
 2 tsp vanilla extract
 1 ½ cups pecan halves
 1 pie crust, unbaked
1

Preheat oven to 400℉.

2

Combine the sugar and corn syrup in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir to partially dissolve the sugar. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low. Simmer two minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

3

In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the chocolate and butter. Microwave on high for 1 1/2 minutes in 30-second intervals stirring between each. Remove from the microwave and allow to cool completely.

4

In a large bowl, beat the eggs until foamy. Combine with the chocolate and corn syrup mixtures. Stir in the vanilla and pecan halves. Pour into the unbaked pie crust.

5

Bake at 400℉ for 20 minutes. Lower the oven temperature to 350℉ and bake an additional 25 minutes or until the filling has set. Cool completely before cutting.