Under the rich, bourbon-infused filling is a layer of chocolate and chopped nuts that melts while it bakes and adds great texture and flavor. This pie is especially lovely when served with vanilla bean ice cream. As famous in Kentucky as the Kentucky Derb
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon bourbon
- 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 prepared 8 inch pie crust
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.) Spread chocolate chips and nuts in bottom of pie shell.
In a mixing bowl, cream butter or margarine and sugar together. Mix in flour. Beat the eggs slightly, and mix into the creamed mixture. Stir in bourbon. Pour filling into pie shell (over chips and nuts).
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 to 40 minutes.