Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham 
Hands-on Time
10 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour
Makes 6 to 8 servings

Adapted from a recipe in Encore! Nashville, this simple, decadent chocolate pie filling can easily be used in your favorite purchased or homemade piecrust.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°. Microwave first 3 ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth, whisking at 30-second intervals.

Step 2

Whisk sugar and flour into chocolate mixture. Add eggs, 1 at a time, whisking just until blended after each addition. Whisk in vanilla and salt. Stir in pecans. Pour mixture into pie shell.

Step 3

Bake at 375° for 35 to 40 minutes or until set. Cool 10 minutes before serving. Serve with ice cream.

Adapted from Encore! Nashville.

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Ratings & Reviews


July 21, 2016
This was a tasty recipe.  It tastes like a very fudge brownie baked in a pie crust..Definitely recommend serving with ice cream. 

Heisthousehold's Review

April 07, 2014
Loved it! Next time I make it i think I will sprinkle a little sea salt on the top for that "little extra". Very easy to make and wowed everyone at dinner

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