Chocolate Cheesecake Pecan Pie

The Kentucky Derby is this weekend.  I am not a horse racing fan, but I love a good excuse to party!  This Chocolate Cheesecake Pecan Pie is my take on Derby Pie.  Derby Pie is basically a pecan pie with chocolate chips.  My version uses chocolate cream cheese in place of the chocolate chips.  The pie was absolutely delicious.  It combined two of my favorite desserts – cheescake and pecan pie.  This didn’t last long in our house.  We will be serving this pie along side some Kentucky Hot Brown Bites and a Mint Julep for the big race on Saturday!

Chocolate Cheesecake Pecan Pie
(Printable Recipe)

1 deep dish frozen pie shell
1 (8-oz.) package milk chocoalte cream cheese, softened
4 large eggs, divided
6 Tbsp sugar, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ¼ cups chopped pecans
1 cup light corn syrup

Preheat oven to 350.

Beat cream cheese, 1 egg, 2 Tbsp sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla, and salt at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour cream cheese mixture into piecrust; sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans. Whisk together corn syrup and remaining 3 eggs, 4 Tbsp sugar, and 1 tsp. vanilla; pour mixture over pecans.

Place pie on a baking sheet. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until pie is set. Cool on a wire rack 1 hour or until completely cool.

Pin It!

  post signature

Categories:

You Might Also Like

See All Pie

Texas Trash Pie

Texas Trash Pie – copycat recipe of Royers Round Top Cafe pie. One bite and you will be in heaven!…

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Easy Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe – a delicious twist on a classic pecan pie! Sweetened condensed milk, water, cocoa powder,…

No-Bake Key Lime Pie

No-Bake Key Lime Pie Recipe– easy no-bake pie with a creamy, tangy, and tart key lime filling. Super quick to make with only 4…

Key Lime Tarts

Key Lime Tarts recipe – the best key lime pie baked in puff pastry shells. Super easy to make and…

Comments

  1. This is going straight to my "recipes to try" file! And directly to Pinterest, too. YUM!

  2. Steph that looks delish! I tried to follow your hot brown bites but the link wasn't working!! JUST an FYI.

Leave a Comment