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Run For The Roses Pie I

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"After the horse race, settle down to this classic American pie - it has chocolate chips, walnuts and an infusion of bourbon."
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1 h 20 m servings 394
Original recipe yields 16 servings (2 - 9 inch pies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a small bowl, pour bourbon over walnuts; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat sugar, corn syrup and eggs. Stir in butter, chocolate chips and vanilla. Add bourbon and nuts. Pour filling into pie shell.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 394 calories; 22.4 46.3 4.6 62 189 Full nutrition

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This was the recipe I was looking for--remembered "Derby Pie" from my youth in KY as being like this, but the recipes I've always found have been more like a chocolate chip cookie and less like ...

Good taste, but I couldn't get it to be a little more solid even after cooking it a full 1/2 hour longer than suggested and decreasing the quantity of chips as recommended. Maybe I'll try refri...

My family always called this Dixie Pie...this is a good, simple recipe. I had enough filling for two regular pie shells, but spread chocolate chips in the bottom of each shell first, as they te...

I made these pies in advance for the Kentucky Derby Party. Because I was making multiple pies, I sprinkled the chocolate chips and nuts on the bottom of each pie, then poured the corn syrup mix...