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Kentucky Chocolate and Walnut Pie

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Kentucky Chocolate and Walnut Pie
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 55 min
  • Servings 8
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A true southern specialty, this pie takes on a Kentucky accent with the addition of a splash of bourbon and a handful of chocolate chips.

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
3/4
cup light corn syrup
3
tablespoons butter, melted
2
tablespoons bourbon, if desired
1/8
teaspoon salt
3
eggs
1
cup broken walnuts
3/4
cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
1
Pillsbury™ Pet-Ritz® frozen deep dish pie crust (from 12-oz package)
1
cup sweetened whipped cream, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Place cookie sheet on oven rack. Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat sugar, corn syrup, butter, bourbon, salt and eggs with whisk or electric mixer until well blended. Stir in walnuts and chocolate chips. Pour into frozen pie crust.
  • 2 Bake on cookie sheet 35 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 3 hours.
  • 3 Just before serving, top with whipped cream.
Tips  

Pecans are also very popular in the South. You can substitute broken pecans for the walnuts in this recipe.

If you don't care for bourbon, omit it and use 1 teaspoon vanilla instead.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
230
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
40%
(
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
150mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
61g
20%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
,
Sugars
30g
)
Protein
6g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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