Kentucky Derby Pie

Yield: 6-8 slices

INGREDIENTS

Single Pie Crust – already prepared or make your own

½ cup unsalted butter, melted

2 eggs

1 cup granulated sugar

½ cup all-purpose flour

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1 ½ cups chopped pecans – toasted

2 tablespoons Kentucky bourbon

PREPARATION

Preheat oven to 350 degree F

Toasted Pecans:

Place pecans on a cookie sheet and toast in 350 degree F oven for approximately 8 minutes until they are lightly toasted and fragrant. Remove from oven and cool.

Beat eggs with cooled butter. Add flour and sugar and beat until well mixed. Stir in cooled pecans, chocolate chips and bourbon. Pour mixture into pie shell and bake for approximately 30 minutes, or until filling is set. Serve with fresh whipped cream or good vanilla ice cream.