Rich Chocolate Walnut Pie


4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extractPinch salt
1 1/2 cups walnuts, chopped or broken into large pieces
1 cup quality semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell


Preheat the oven to 375°F.

In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs, sugars, corn syrup and salt together. Stir in chocolate pieces and walnuts. Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.

Bake at 375°F about 1 hour or until the filling is “set.” Cool.

Serve at room temperature. Cut into individual servings and garnish with a dollop of barely sweetened whipped cream, if desired.

YIELD: 9-inch pie

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