Derby Pie

Derby Pie

This is a variation of a pecan pie that blends chocolate chips and bourbon to make a rich and very tasty pie. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Step 2

    Press pie crust into a 9-inch pie plate. Prick the bottom of the crust with a fork.
  3. Step 3

    Bake pie crust in the preheated oven until it looks dry, 4 to 5 minutes. Let cool. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Step 4

    Pour bourbon whiskey into a small pot; heat over very low heat. Stir in instant coffee until dissolved. Stir in pecans.
  5. Step 5

    Beat sugar and eggs together in a bowl until well blended. Beat in corn syrup, melted butter, and vanilla extract. Fold in pecan mixture and chocolate chips. Pour mixture into the pie crust.
  6. Step 6

    Bake in the preheated oven until filling is firm and golden brown and crust is lightly browned, 40 to 45 minutes. Cool completely before slicing, at least 30 minutes.