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    Semi-sweet Rich Pecan Pie

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    Semi-sweet Rich Pecan Pie

    1 9 inch unbaked, deep dish pie shell
    1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1/3 cup white sugar
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    3 eggs
    1/4 cup white sugar
    1 cup light corn syrup
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 1/4 cups chopped pecans
    1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


    In a small bowl, blend together cream cheese, 1 egg, 1-teaspoon vanilla, 1/3-cup sugar, and salt. Mix by hand until mostly smooth. Spread mixture into the bottom of the unbaked pie shell. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. In another bowl, slightly beat 3 eggs. Stir in 1/4-cup sugar, corn syrup, and 1 teaspoon vanilla; blend well. Fold in chopped chocolate or chocolate chips. Very CAREFULLY pour corn syrup mixture over pecans. Cover piecrust edge with a strip of foil to prevent excessive browning. Bake at 375 degrees F for 35 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely. Store in refrigerator.




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