German Chocolate Pecan Pie

This German chocolate pecan pie has a crunchy pecan topping and a fudgy, decadent center. The perfect dessert for the holidays.

Ingredients for this chocolate pie with pecans

1 prepared 9″ pie shell 4 ounces Baker’s German Chocolate 1/4 cup butter 12 ounces evaporated milk 1-1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons Cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup pecans

Prep Time 10 minutes

Cook Time 45 minutes


Melt the chocolate


Use a double boiler to melt the chocolate with butter. Cool and add evaporated milk.

Assemble the pie


Mix egg yolks and vanilla, then add to the chocolate. Pour mixture into a bowl with sugar, cornstarch, and salt.

Add to the pie crust


Pour the chocolate mixture into a prepared pie crust. Top evenly with pecans.

Bake and let set


Bake at 375-degrees for 45-50 minutes. Let cook for 4 hours before serving.

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