Fudgy Brownie Pie with Caramel Sauce

Fudgy Brownie Pie with Caramel Sauce

Guests will save room for dessert when a rich chocolate pie draped with a homemade caramel sauce is on the menu.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

Crust
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
Filling
1
cup butter or margarine
2
cups sugar
2
teaspoons vanilla
4
eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup semisweet chocolate chunks (from 11.5- or 12-oz bag)
1
cup chopped pecans
Sauce
1
bag (14 oz) caramels, unwrapped
2/3
cup half-and-half
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place pie crust in 9-inch glass pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie.
  2. In 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat; remove from heat. Stir in sugar, vanilla and eggs until well blended. Stir in flour, cocoa and salt until smooth. Stir in chocolate chunks and pecans. Spread evenly in pie crust.
  3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until set. Cool 1 hour.
  4. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat caramels and half-and-half over low heat, stirring constantly, until caramels are melted and mixture is smooth. Serve hot caramel sauce over each serving.
Makes 16 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Short on time? Use caramel topping instead of making the sauce from scratch.
Variation
If you don't like pecans, feel free to leave them out.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 560
    • (Calories from Fat 250),
  • Total Fat 28g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 70g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 43g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.