Chocolate Pecan Pie

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Chocolate Pecan Pie. Oh my. Rich, fudgy chocolatey bottom, with that toasted brown sugar pecan flavor we all know and love, all in a flaky pie crust! This chocolate pecan pie has become a staple in my house for thanksgiving, well, and year-round! It’s so easy to make and I really cannot get enough of it!

If you’re looking for a classic pecan pie recipe, look no further than our Brown Sugar Pecan Pie, it is too die for! I think I’m starting to say that too much. 


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Making this Chocolate Pecan Pie

Making this pie is super simple, start by taking your pie crust—you can use a store bought one (we’re not judging) or feel free to try our favorite homemade pie crust recipe —and rolling it out and placing it in your pie dish. Take a fork and prick the pie crust all over so it doesn’t bubble too much.

Making the filling

In a microwave safe bowl you’ll melt your chocolate and butter together until smooth. Then you’ll mix in your eggs and corn syrup. Next add in your brown sugar, flour, salt, and vanilla. Finally add fold in your pecan halves!

Bake it at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes. Reduce your heat to 325 degrees and bake for an additional 35-40 minutes! If you see that your crust is starting to get a little too brown, pull your pie out and cover it with aluminum foil and then return it to the oven.


chocolate pecan pie

Make it gluten free!

These days gluten free pie crust are everywhere! But if you want to make a homemade gluten free crust, try this one out from my friend over at Fearless Dining.This recipe hardly has any flour in it to start so it’s super easy to swap the two tablespoons of flour for a gluten free 1:1 flour!

Personally, I love this pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and some freshly whipped cream!



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Chocolate Pecan Pie

Chocolate Pecan Pie

This chocolate pecan pie has a rich, fudgy, brownie-like bottom, with
caramelized pecans on top, all inside a flaky crust.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups pecan halves
  • 1 unbaked pie crust (homemade or store bought)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roll pie crust out and place in pie crust, prick crust with a fork to prevent air bubbles. Set aside.
  2. In a microwave safe bowl melt butter and unsweetened chocolate together. Stir in beaten eggs and corn syrup.
  3. Add in the remaining ingredients—brown sugar, flour, vanilla, and salt. Fold in pecan halves. Pour into unbaked pie crust. Use a fork or your fingers to flip the pecans all rounded side up. Bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Reduce heat to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake 35-40 minutes. If crust starts to brown too much cover in foil.
  5. Cool completely before serving. Try serving it with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 442 Total Fat: 24g Saturated Fat: 7g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 62mg Sodium: 295mg Carbohydrates: 56g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 40g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 5g

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Originally published November 15, 2018

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