Run For The Roses Pie II


It's a true Kentucky favorite. This pie combines semi-sweet chocolate with walnuts for a truly decadent experience. Accompany with ice cream if desired.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
1 to 9 - inch pie


  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • cup light corn syrup

  • cup unsulfured molasses

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 3 tablespoons bourbon

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 4 eggs

  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream

  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

  • cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a large, heavy saucepan, combine brown sugar, corn syrup, molasses, butter, bourbon, vanilla and salt. Heat to boiling, stirring frequently. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove pan from heat and let mixture cool.

  3. In a small bowl, beat eggs with half-and-half until blended. Mix eggs into cooled syrup mixture until well incorporated. Stir in walnuts and chocolate chips. Pour the filling into pie crust.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

616 Calories
36g Fat
67g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 616
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 353mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 43g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 106mg 8%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 448mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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