The Cake Boss' Chocolate Pecan Pie

Give Your Old Pecan Pie Recipe an Update

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

This recipe gives regular pecan pie an update with chocolate and chocolate liquor. The chocolate liquor is baked in the pie giving additional flavor and making it kid friendly!


  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cups corn syrup
  • 2 tbsp butter (melted)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3 large eggs (beaten)
  • ¼ cup chocolate liquor
  • Cooking Directions

    Cover bottom of the pie shell with pecans

    Mix sugar, corn syrup, salt and eggs on a double boiler. After mixed, add melted butter and chocolate liquor.

    Fill the pie shell ¾ to the rim with the mixture. The pecans will float to the top. Add additional pecans if you would like.

    Bake for 40-45 minutes at 350F

    Recipe courtesy Buddy Valastro.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: pecans, sugar, corn syrup, butter, large eggs, chocolate liquor

    Course: Dessert

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