dark chocolate bourbon pecan pie

A slice of pecan pie with chocolate chunks in a glass pie dish with metal pie server.

5 from 3 reviews

This dark chocolate bourbon pecan pie is THE BEST dessert to serve during the holidays. Made with flaky pie crust and caramel pecan filling dotted with rich dark chocolate chunks.


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  • 1 pie crust, homemade or store-bought
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon, optional
  • 2 1/4 cups pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chunks


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare a 9" glass pie dish with your pie crust. Crimp the edges and poke with a fork.
  2. Bake just the crust for 8-10 minutes to prevent a soggy bottom.
  3. To a mixing bowl, combine eggs, brown sugar, salt, corn syrup, vanilla, melted butter and bourbon.
  4. Stir in chopped pecans dark chocolate chunks.
  5. Pour filling into par-baked pie crust and bake at 350F for about 50 minutes. Let cool before slicing. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Store in the fridge for a 3-5 days.


You may cover the edges of your pie dish with foil to prevent your crust from getting too brown.

Remove from fridge and let rest on the counter for at least 15 minutes before serving.


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