Kentucky Derby Chocolate Walnut Pie

Yield: 8 servings


  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup butter, melted and cooled to room temperature
    • It's important that you let it cool back to room temperature, otherwise the pie may not set properly
  • 1/4 cup Jack Daniel's
  • 6 oz. chopped walnuts
  • 2 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chops
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • Pie crust for a 9" pie


  1. Mix together the flour and sugar.  Add the eggs and butter, and mix well.
  2. Add the Jack Daniel's, walnuts, chocolate chips, vanilla, and salt.  Mix well.
  3. Line your pie plate with the crust.  Pour in the filing.
  4. Bake at 350°F for 40-45 minutes, until the middle is set.
  5. Cool on a wire rack.  Then transfer to the refrigerator.
  6. Serve at room temperature.
Adapted from The Spruce Eats.

Pairs well with Nutella ice cream.