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Walnut Chocolate Chip Pie

Servings: 8
This scrumptious quick and easy Walnut Chocolate Chip Pie will be the one you choose when you need a dessert in a hurry. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. So good!

1 unbaked 9-inch deep dish pie crsut
2 eggs
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup (2 sticks/8 oz/226g) butter, melted and cooled
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (pecans can be substituted for walnuts if needed)
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Garnish (optional)
Vanilla ice cream or whipped cream

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 C).

Combine eggs, flour, sugars, melted butter and vanilla or other flavoring in a bowl and stir until well combined. Fold in chopped nuts and chocolate chips. Spoon mixture into unbaked pie shell and bake in preheated 325 degree F (160 C) oven for 55-60 minutes, until knife inserted into center comes out clean. Transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Serve at room temperature with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. Store leftovers covered in refrigerator.

If using frozen pie crust, use deep-dish style, thawed completely. Bake on baking sheet and increase baking time slightly.

Makes 8 servings.

Date: April 13, 2004