Kentucky Derby Pie Recipe

Kentucky Derby Pie Recipe

How To Make Kentucky Derby Pie

What better way to get you in a happy mood than having a slice of pie? These baked dishes are perfect for those who can’t get enough of flaky pastries. From an apple variant to a lemon meringue, these pies pastries recipes will satisfy your pie and pastry cravings.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp bourbon (optional)
  • 1 pie crust


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

  2. In a medium bowl, combine the chopped pecans and chocolate chips.

  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, and brown sugar.

  4. Add the melted butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and bourbon (if using) to the dry ingredients. Mix until well combined.

  5. Pour the filling over the pecans and chocolate chips, and stir until evenly coated.

  6. Place the pie crust into a 9-inch pie dish and pour the filling mixture into the crust.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown.

  8. Allow the pie to cool before serving. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


  • Calories : 570kcal
  • Total Fat : 34g
  • Saturated Fat : 14g
  • Cholesterol : 123mg
  • Sodium : 19mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 62g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 43g
  • Protein : 8g
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