Mexican Chocolate Pecan Pie
Mexican chocolate gives this classic dessert deep flavor and fudgy texture.
Where I grew up in El Paso, Texas, it seemed that everyone had pecan trees in their backyard. I remember helping my grandmother gather nuts that had fallen to the ground, and then help shell them for her to use in her delicious baked goods. It’s no wonder that pecans always remind me of home and the holidays.
When setting out to create a twist on a classic pecan pie, I turned to Mexican chocolate, which adds a decadent richness. Filled with an abundance of pecans and a generous dose of Kahlua, this dessert is sweet, but not too sweet like traditional pecan pie can tend to be.
Even better, this recipe tastes more scrumptious after setting overnight. No other dessert needs to show up at the Thanksgiving table. This pie is delicioso! Here’s how to make it.