Monday, July 7, 2014

Millionaire's Pie

This pie might be the ultimate comfort food: a gooey chocolate-pecan filling nestled in a flaky piecrust.

  • Pastry for Single-Crust Pie 
  • eggs
  • cup light-colored corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • - ounce package semisweet chocolate pieces (1 cup)
  • cup flaked coconut
  • cup walnut or pecan pieces
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Toasted flaked coconut (optional)


  1. Prepare Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. To transfer pastry, wrap it around the rolling pin. Unroll pastry into a 9-inch pie plate. Ease pastry into pie plate without stretching. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge. (Do not prick.) Set aside.
  2. For filling: In a medium bowl, combine eggs, corn syrup, granulated sugar, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and salt.
  3. In pastry shell, layer semisweet chocolate pieces, 1 cup coconut and walnut pieces. Pour egg mixture over all, spreading evenly. To prevent overbrowning, cover edge of pastry shell with foil.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil; bake for 20 to 25 minutes more or until set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cover and store in refrigerator within 2 hours. If you like, serve with whipped cream and sprinkle with toasted coconut. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Recipe and Photo from Midwest Living 

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour  
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 4 - 5 tablespoons cold water


  1. In a bowl stir together flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea-size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of water at a time over the flour mixture, tossing with a fork until all of the dough is moistened. Form dough into a ball.

nutrition facts

(Millionaire's Pie)
Servings Per Recipe 8, sodium (mg) 349, fiber (g) 4, cal. (kcal) 679, vit. A (IU) 437, carb. (g) 84, pro. (g) 9, chol. (mg) 101, calcium (mg) 40, Fat, total (g) 39, sat. fat (g) 17, iron (mg) 2