RECIPE FROM "SANDY'S
June, 2001 Recipe of the Month
3/4 cup butter or margarine
3 (1-ounce) unsweetened chocolate squares
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted and divided
Toppings: vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup
Cook butter and chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring often until melted.
Beat eggs at medium speed with an electric mixer 5 minutes.
Gradually add sugar, beating until blended.
Gradually add chocolate mixture, flour, and vanilla,
beating until blended.
Stir in 1/2 cup pecans.
Pour mixture into a lightly greased 9-inch pieplate.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes or until center is firm.
Top each serving with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup.
Sprinkle with remaining chopped pecans.
Yield: 1 (9-inch) pie.