Jack Scalfani is joined with special guest Joe Chavez as they make a classic Thanksgiving dessert even better.
Here is the recipe:
Chocolate Pecan Pie
1 pkg of 8 squares of Baker's semi-sweet chocolate
1 refrigerated pie crust
2 tbsp butter or margarine
3 eggs lightly beaten
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup of KARO light or dark corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1.5 cups pecan halves or walnut halves
heat oven to 350 degrees F. Coarsely chop 4 squares of the chocolate and set aside. Line a 9 inch pie plate with your pie crust or use a premade.
Microwave remaining 4 squares of chocolate and butter until butter is melted. stir until chocolate is completely smooth. Brush pie crust with small amount of beaten eggs. Stir sugar, corn syrup, eggs and vanilla into chocolate mixture until blended. Stir in pecans and chopped chocolate pieces. Pour into pie crust.
Bake 55 minutes or until knife inserted 2 inches from edge comes out clean. Cool for a minimum of 2 hours. Serves 8 people.