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Fudgy Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie

Fudgy Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie

Course Dessert, Pie
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate-pecan-pie, fudgy-dark-chocolate-pecan-pie
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Cooling time 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 10 servings
Calories 495kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 9 inch deep dish pie crust (homemade or frozen)
  • 1 10 oz package dark chocolate chips divided
  • 4 Tbsp salted butter
  • 1 ½ cups roughly chopped pecan pieces toasted
  • 1 cup dark corn syrup
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 ½ Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla
  • Chocolate Ganache Drizzle: (optional)
  • ½ cup dark chocolate chips
  • 3 Tbsp heavy cream
  • vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream for serving


  • Spread pecans in a single layer on a baking pan. Place into a preheated 350°F oven and toast for 6-8 minutes. Cool completely.
  • To assemble the pie: Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9 inch deep dish pie or 10 inch tart pan with cooking spray.
  • Press crust, firmly onto bottom and sides of pan. Crimp or flute edges.
  • Separate chocolate chips, reserving 1 cup in a microwave safe bowl. Sprinkle remaining on bottom of crust along with toasted pecans.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt 1 cup chocolate chips with butter. Heat in 20 second increments stopping to stir each time. Repeat until smooth.
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together corn syrup, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs, flour and vanilla until fully combined. Beat in melted chocolate.
  • Pour filling evenly into pie crust. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until set when gently shaken. (Filling may puff up while baking but, will settle as it cools)
  • Cool for 2 hours on a cooling rack.
  • Chocolate ganache drizzle: Melt ½ cup of dark or semi sweet chocolate chips with 3 Tbsp of heavy cream in the microwave until smooth. Heat in 20 second increments, stopping to stir each time. Repeat until smooth.
  • Serve warm drizzled with chocolate ganache and a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature,


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 270IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg