Cooking From Memory ~ A Recipe Journal


Derby Pie

(Photo Credit: Romulo Yanes Bittersweet Chocolate Pie, http://www.gourmet.com/images/recipes/2007/11/rs_pies_pecan608.jpg)

Ingredients ~

  • 2 unbaked pie shells (see recipe for Flaky Pie Crust)
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 8 ounces (one stick) butter, melted
  • 1 cup chocolate chips (semisweet)
  • 1 Tablespoon flour

Method ~

This recipe makes 2 pies.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  In a large mixing bow, beat the eggs.  Add the sugars, pecans, vanilla, corn syrup, melted butter, chocolate chips, and the flour.  Pour into the two pie shells.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 – 50 minutes until set.  Serve with ice cream.


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