That time of year when baking smells soooo goood.
Chocolate Caramel Pecan Pie
Melt together in microwave until smooth, cool slightly
¼ cup butter
¼ c. water
¾ cup sugar
1-cup chocolate chips
Add that to this stuff and mix until smooth.
½ tsp. Vanilla
¼ tsp. Salt
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup pecans + some to make the top pretty
Pour over crust, arrange some nuts on top – this is a good-looking pie. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until pastry is brown. Filling will appear soft and puffed up, but will settle down as it cools. Wait until cool to cut.
1 egg yolk
1 Tbl. White vinegar
2 cups flour
¾ cup Crisco shortening
1 Tbl. Sugar
½ teaspoon salt
Water as needed (can be bourbon if you’re out)
Combine egg yolks, vinegar and enough water to make 1/3 cup.
Cut shortening into dry mixture. Dribble liquid in until you make a ball. Chill before rolling out.
If time is short, I use frozen crust and it still turns out good. Hardest part is waiting for it to cool off.
You can leave out chips and it's more traditional