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German Chocolate Pecan Pie

Last post Aug 27, 2010 12:30 AM by kaly_ab . 3 replies.


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  • German Chocolate Pecan Pie

     German Chocolate Pecan Pie

    Crust:
    1 1/2 cups flour
    1/2 t. salt
    1/3 cup shortening
    4 T. ice water
    Filling:
    1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
    1/2 cup light acorn syrup
    1/2 cup dark corn syrup
    1/4 cup butter, melted
    3 large eggs
    1 1/2 t. vanilla extract
    1/4 t. salt
    2 cups pecan halves
    3/4 cup semisweet chocolate morsels
    1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
    Whipped cream, chocolate curls, chopped pecans for garnish, optional

    In work bowl of processor, mix flour, salt and vegetable shortening. Pulse until
    mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With processor running, add ice water through
    food chute, 1 T. at a time, until mixture forms a ball. Flatten dough into a
    disk, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350. On
    lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 12 inch circle. Fit pie crust into a
    9 inch deep dish pie plate. Trim excess pastry 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie
    plate. Fold edges under and crimp. Cover bottom of pastry with pie weights. bake
    for 8 minutes. Remove pie weights and set aside. In large bowl, mix brown sugar
    and both corn syrups. add melted butter, eggs, vanilla and salt; whisk until
    well combined. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle chocolate morsels evenly over bottom of
    prepared crust. Sprinkle chocolate morsels evenly over bottom of prepared crust.
    sprinkle coconut on top of chocolate morsels. Spoon brown sugar mixture on top
    of coconut. Bake for 1 hour, or until middle is set. If needed, cover loosely
    with foil during last 10 minutes of baking time to prevent excess browning. Cool
    completely before serving. Garnish with whipped cream, chocolate curls and
    chopped pecans if desired. Makes 1 deep dish nine inch pie.
    Source: Southern Lady

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  • Re: German Chocolate Pecan Pie

    Wow--looks like a great recipe! I gained weight just reading it, and you can be sure I will make it!!Thanks!

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  • Re: German Chocolate Pecan Pie

    That sounds very good Salsa!!!!

     

    I may have to give it a try!

     

    Thanks

     

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