Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pecan Pie

I found this recipe in a Cooking Light magazine last year and made it for dinner with friends. It was such a hit, that I decided to make it for Thanksgiving this year. It doesn’t originally call for chocolate chips but Adam (as always) suggested adding them in. I wasn’t sure at first, but they really add a nice layer of flavor-and who doesn’t love chocolate and nuts, right? This really is delicious and a perfect ending to a wonderful feast on Thanksgiving or Christmas.

 

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Pecan Pie
Source: Cooking Light

Ingredients:
1 recipe pie dough (used this recipe)
Cooking spray
1 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 cup light corn syrup
2/3 cup regular oats
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons butter, melted (used light margarine)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
1/2 to 1 cup choc. Chips

Directions:
Preheat oven to 325°.
Roll dough into an 11-inch circle. Fit into a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Fold edges under; flute.
Combine brown sugar and remaining ingredients, stirring well with a whisk. Pour into prepared crust. Bake at 325° for 50 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely on a wire rack.
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    Comments

    1. Wow that looks good!

    2. Wandering Coyote says:

      I’m bookmarking this page because this looks totally amazing and I’m sure my family would love it!

    3. I love pecan pie, and anyway I can make it a little lighter is appreciated.

    4. My husband would love this.

    5. Thanks for the note Stephanie- I thoroughly enjoy your recipes! :)

    6. wow looks really good!

    7. This looks so good! I remember seeing this in Cooking Light when it was on the cover. Glad to know you’re giving it such a great review! I love pecan pie!

    8. Mmmm… a cookie in a pie! Love this and will have to flip through my CL mags for more ideas. I have these subscriptions but I don’t use them enough!

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