Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

  • 9-inch piecrust (homemade or store-bought)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/2 cups pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Place crust in a 9-inch glass or ceramic pie-baking dish.
  3. Layer parchment paper over crust, and weight it down with pie weights or dry beans.
  4. Bake in oven for 6 to 7 minutes. Remove pie shell from oven, and remove pie weights and parchment. Allow to cool.
  5. In a medium-large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter, vanilla, and salt.
  6. Stir in pecans and chocolate chips.
  7. Pour into pie shell.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes or until sides are firm but center is still slightly shaky. Do not overcook. Allow to cool.
  9. Serve at room temperature or slightly warm.

(Source: Michael Phillips)

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