Kentucky Derby Chocolate Pecan Pie
1 refrigerated pie crust
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup dark corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup water
4 large eggs
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 teaspoons cornmeal
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
Fit piecrust into a 9" deep-dish pie plate.
Combine corn syrup, sugar, brown sugar and water in large saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.
Whisk together eggs, butter, cornmeal, vanilla and salt.
Gradually add in 1/4 of the corn syrup mixture.
Whisk in remaining corn syrup mixture.
Place pecans and chocolate chips on pie crust.
Pour filling over pecans and chocolate chips.
Cover rim of pie plate with foil to keep the edge of the crust from over-cooking.
Bake for 50 minutes.
Let cool before slicing.