RECIPE FROM "SANDY'S
Arkansas Derby Pie
(This fabulous pie is served at The Great Southern Hotel in Brinkley, Arkansas. The hotel has a reputation for a homelike atmosphere with Southern cuisine served in the Victorian Tea Room)
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup dark corn syrup
1 tablespoon melted butter
2 tablespoons Southern Comfort
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup coconut
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup pecans
Pinch of salt
Unbaked 9-inch pie shell
Beat the eggs slightly with an electric mixer; add the sugar and mix well.
Add the corn syrup and mix well; then add the butter, Southern Comfort, vanilla, coconut, chocolate chips, pecans, and salt.
Mix well and pour into the unbaked pie shell.
Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes.
Serves 6 to 8