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Pawley’s Island Chocolate Chess Pie


2 9-inch deep dish pie crusts

1 cup sugar

1 cup Karo corn syrup

2 sticks butter

8 ounces chocolate chips

5 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

1½ cups chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt the first four ingredients and 4 ounces of chocolate chips in a saucepan in the stove top over medium-low heat.
  3. Let the mixture cool and add eggs and vanilla. Mix well.
  4. Line the bottom of each pie crust with 3/4 cup walnuts and 4 ounces chocolate chips. Pour melted mixture over nuts.
  5. Bake pie for 45 minutes, or until set. Best served with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
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