Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell
  • 1 cup pecan pieces
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 8 ounces dairy sour cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Sprinkle pecans evenly in unbaked pastry shell.
  3. Sprinkle with chocolate pieces and drizzle with caramel topping. Set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl combine cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla extract. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth.
  5. Add eggs, beating on low speed just until combined. Pour over caramel topping in crust.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes or until center appears set.
  7. Cool on a wire rack.
  8. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
  9. Sift cocoa powder over pie, if desired.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Posted by bettyboop50 at Recipe Goldmine May 7, 2001.