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Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie

We're thankful for this sinful dessert

Thanksgiving Dieting* is a terrible idea! Thanksgiving is a time for indulgence. To top off your holiday meal, here is our favorite recipe for the most sinful Thanksgiving Day dessert imaginable! Don't ask us for the nutrition info. Just bake and enjoy!


2 large eggs, at room temperature

1/2 c. butter, browned and cooled slightly

1/4 c. white sugar

1 c. dark brown sugar

1 tbsp. all-purpose flour

1 tbsp. whole milk

1 tbsp. bourbon

1 tsp. pure vanilla extract

2 c. pecans

4 oz. dark chocolate, chopped

19" pie shell


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a large bowl, beat eggs until slightly foamy, then stir in browned butter, white sugar, and brown sugar. Whisk together until fully combined, then stir in flour, milk, bourbon, and vanilla. Add pecans and chocolate chunks and stir until fully combined. Pour mixture into pie crust.
  2. Bake 10 minutes, then lower oven to 325° and bake until top no longer jiggles in center, 40 to 50 minutes more. Let cool completely before slicing and serving.

*Westport Lifestyle magazine is not responsible for any holiday weight gain that may occur by eating this dessert