Chocolate Pecan Caramel Pie

11  Ratings
  • 25 min prep
  • 3 hr 25 min total
  • Makes 10 servings.

This decadent chilled pie has luscious layers of melted caramel, fluffy chocolate filling and whipped cream over a chocolate-pecan crumb crust.

Chocolate Pecan Caramel Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp. margarine or butter, divided
  • 20 FAMOUS Chocolate Wafers, finely crushed (about 1 cup crumbs)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 16 caramels
  • 1 pt.  (2 cups) whipping cream, divided
  • 1 env. unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 pkg. (4 oz.) semi-sweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 350°F. Microwave 5 Tbsp. of the margarine in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 sec. or until melted. Add wafer crumbs and pecans; mix well. Press firmly onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate. Bake 10 min. Cool completely; set aside.
  • Place  caramels, 2 Tbsp. of the cream and the remaining 1 Tbsp. margarine in small saucepan; cook on low heat until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Pour into prepared crust; cool while preparing filling.
  • Sprinkle  gelatine over cold water in small saucepan; let stand 1 min. Cook on low heat 5 min. or until gelatine is completely dissolved, stirring frequently. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cream and the chocolate. Cook until chocolate is completely melted, stirring frequently. Cool 15 min. Beat 1 cup of the cream and the vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until thickened. Gradually add chocolate mixture, beating until light and fluffy. Spread over caramel layer in crust. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Beat remaining cream with electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Spoon over pie just before serving. Store leftover pie in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Size It UpEnjoy a serving of this rich indulgent dessert on a special occasion.

Great SubstitutePrepare as directed, substituting 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks for the chocolate.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 430 
    • Total fat 35 g
    • Saturated fat 16 g
    • Cholesterol 65 mg
    • Sodium 230 mg
    • Carbohydrate 28 g
    • Dietary fiber 2 g
    • Total sugars 20 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 20 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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