Lucas & Lewellen's Grammy's Chocolate Pecan Pie

A rich pie with a touch of Bourbon to enhance and amaze! Chocolatey and nutty, this is a great pie for serving to guests and family paired with Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards Silver King Port as an adult treat on Halloween night when the kids are out trick or treating.

Servings: 6-8

Cook Time: about 1 hour

Pair With: Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards Silver King Port

Source: Recipe & picture courtesy of Lucas & Lewellen


1 pastry shell
3 extra large eggs
2 extra large egg yolks
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup dark corn syrup
5 tablespoon butter, melted
1/4 cup bourbon
1/2 cup chopped bittersweet chocolate or semisweet chocolate morsels
1 and 1/4 cups pecan halves or pieces


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place pastry dough into pie shell. Trim dough to even with the pie plate. Place the pie plate on a baking sheet. Combine eggs, egg yolks, and sugar in a large bowl. Whisk together until well mixed. Fold in the corn syrup, butter and Bourbon. Blend well. Spread 1/3 of the chocolate pieces over the bottom of the pastry crust. Pour in the pecan pie mixture. Spread 1/2 cup of the pecans over the filling. Spread remaining chocolate over pie filling. Top with remaining pecans.

Cover pie crust rim with aluminum foil to keep from burning. Bake 50-55 minutes, or until set in the center.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards

The vineyards of Lucas & Lewellen have fast become legendary for lovers of distinctive premium wines from Santa Barbara County.