Donna's Pecan Chocolate Bourbon Pie

Published On: Jan 08 2004 08:05:23 AM CST

Enjoy this soft, sumptuous, and delicious pie. It is a lightened adaptation of the famous Derby Pie.

Crust

1 cup graham cracker crumbs

1/4 cup Splenda

3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

butter spray

Filling

3/4 cup pecan halves

1/3 cup chocolate chips

2/3 cup dark or light corn syrup

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup bourbon

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 eggs

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a 9-inch pie pan, combine graham cracker crumbs, Splenda, and butter. Mix well with a fork. Press crumb mixture firmly on bottom and sides of the pan. Spray lightly with butter spray. Arrange pecan halves on bottom of the piecrust. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. In a medium bowl, combine corn syrup, brown sugar, bourbon, vanilla, and eggs. Beat with hand mixer. Pour into crust. Bake for 25 - 35 minutes or until set in the middle.

Serves 8

Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories 335

Fat, gm. 13

Protein, gm. 4

Carb. gm. 51

Cholesterol, mg. 80

Fiber, gm. 1.3