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Coconut-Chocolate Pecan Pie

Makes: 8 to 10 servings
Prep 35 mins Bake 350°F 50 mins
Coconut-Chocolate Pecan Pie
Ingredients
  •  Pastry for Single-Crust Pie (recipe follows)
  • 3  eggs
  • 1  cup  light-colored corn syrup
  • 2/3  cup  packed brown sugar
  • 1/3  cup  butter, melted
  • 1  teaspoon  vanilla
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1  cup  semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1  cup  flaked coconut
  • 1  cup  pecan or walnut pieces
  •  Whipped cream (optional)
  •  Toasted flaked coconut (optional)
Directions

1. Prepare Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. To transfer pastry, wrap it around the rolling pin. Unroll pastry into a 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into pie plate without stretching. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge. (Do not prick.) Set aside.

2. For filling: In a medium bowl, combine eggs, corn syrup, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt.

3. In pastry shell, layer semisweet chocolate pieces, 1 cup coconut and pecan pieces. Pour egg mixture over all, spreading evenly. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pastry shell with foil.

4. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake for 20 to 25 minutes more or till set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and store in refrigerator within 2 hours. If you like, serve with whipped cream and sprinkle with toasted coconut. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4  cups  all-purpose flour
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/3  cup  shortening
  • 4 - 5  tablespoons  cold water
Directions

1. In a bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of water at a time over the flour mixture, tossing with a fork until all of the dough is moistened. Form dough into a ball.

Nutrition Facts (Coconut-Chocolate Pecan Pie)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 697,
  • Fat, total (g) 39,
  • chol. (mg) 99,
  • sat. fat (g) 17,
  • carb. (g) 86,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 13,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 6,
  • Trans fatty acid (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • sugar (g) 48,
  • pro. (g) 8,
  • vit. A (IU) 340,
  • vit. C (mg) 0,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 52,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 309,
  • Potassium (mg) 263,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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