1 9-inch pie shell; unbaked
4 ounces sweet cooking chocolate or 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
¼ cup margarine or unsalted butter
14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
½ cup hot water
2 eggs; well beaten
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
⅛ teaspoon sea salt
1¼ cups Pecan Valley Pecan Halves; or Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces
Whipped Cream or Ice Cream
1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. In medium saucepan, over low heat with margarine. Stir in sweetened condensed milk, hot well. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients. Pour into prepared pie crust.
3. Bake in a preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set. Cool slightly. Serve warm or chilled.
4. Garnish with Whipped Cream or Ice Cream, if desired.