Turtle Pecan Pie

Recipe by Diana Adcock
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl rub flour with 4 teaspoons sugar and 3 T. butter to make coarse crumbs.
  • With a fork stir in 1 t. water-use a touch more if needed.
  • Squeeze into a ball, then press into the bottom and 3/4 of the way up the sides of a buttered 6 inch wide cake pan with removable rim.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven until pastry is golden brown and firm when pressed, around 20 minutes.
  • Remove.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl using a whisk blend remaining sugar, egg, corn syrup, vanilla, pecans, and chocolate.
  • Pour into the warm crust and bake until the filling is set, about 30 minutes.
  • Remove and let stand until cool-chill or serve warm with caramel sauce and nuts.
  • Caramel Sauce: In a 2 quart pan over high heat combine the butter and sugar.
  • Whisk quickly until sugar is melted and amber in color, around 3 minutes.
  • Remove and add the whipping cream-this will sputter-whisking until smooth.
  • Ladle over pie wedges and sprinkle with nuts.