Thursday, January 17, 2008


This is the dessert for my Gal Pal Party tomorrow night. To be honest this is an image that I found which belongs to I make this pie once in a while and then I forget about it for a while. It is very easy and very rich and absolutely must be served with good vanilla ice cream to cut the richness. Sounds silly, but it is true.

1 unbaked 9" pie shell
2 large eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 butter, softened
1 cup ( 6 oz) Chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts*

Preheat oven to 325

Beat eggs until foamy, beat in flour and sugars. Beat in butter. Stir in chips and nuts. Bake at 325 degrees for 55-60 minutes until a knife inserted halfway between edge and center comes out clean. Of course, like many chocolate chip products, underdone is always preferable to overdone. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

*I've always used walnuts, but it just occurred to me that Macadamia nuts would be extra delicious (and expensive)! Of course you Southern girls could always use pecans.


  1. Wow! That does sound easy. Thanks for the recipe, Janet. Have fun with your gal friends tomrrow...I know you will. Be sure to tell all the details afterward.

  2. THANK YOU!!! I had that recipe years ago and lost it!! I am so excited to see it again!!

  3. Ohhhhhhhh......that looks absolutely delicious! I simply must make it!!! Have a great party!!!!!

  4. new here...and wow does this look good,,,I am doing WW I will have to least for today..LOL

  5. that does not look good to me....... :) probably because I made toll house cookies today and ate half the batter. :)

  6. Janet,
    YUM, and so glad you shared the recipe with us, I can't wait to make it now.

  7. My invitation must be lost in the mail!?????????? Save me a piece of pie, please!

  8. This was just the picture I needed to see before heading next door to exercise with my mom and mother in law.
    Boy, oh boy, does that look good!
    Becky K.

  9. Oh my gosh! I want to make one of these right away!

  10. This pie is soooo good. Haven't made one for a few years, but it was a hit at BUNCO when I did. Perhaps I need to make one for my little get together this evening!

  11. hey, the photo looks like the chips line the bottom of the crust, but your recipe has them mixed in the filling. does it matter? looks/sounds yummy. hope the evening is wonderful. flowers and dessert pretty much guarantee a hit! jkj

  12. Excuse me...what time was I supposed to be there???

    Have fun with everything..the gals, the party, this pie...everything!

  13. Sounds easy and delicious, thank you for sharing it! I'm going to try it this weekend! :0) Tara

  14. oh that looks so yummy, i just made a pan of the toll house bars, but this looks SO much yummier:)

  15. Oh this looks so good! It does sound easy...maybe even *I* could do it!
    : ) Just wanted to say howdy and wish you a great Gal Party!! Have fun!


  16. Never heard of it-but it looks scrumptuous! Pecans definitely!


  17. Oh we have not made this in sooo long, but my girls love it. Ohh I think we will have to make it today. Thank you xoxoxo Clarice

  18. Oh Me...Oh My. That looks so good. For some reason all of January I have had an awful sweet tooth but have tried to ignore it. But today when I went to the grocery store I couldn't resist the little bitty pecan pies that they had by the checkout. Yum! I didn't get a vintage e-card. :(

  19. Hi Janet,

    Just found your blog and it's such a nice cozy place to visit! That pie certainly does look delicious ~ can't wait to try it! Thanks for sharing your recipe!

    I've added you to my faves and will stop by again to visit with you from time to time!

    Blissfully, Bebe :)

  20. was a great idea. Did sound good. :) My email address is:


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