This is another in the series of simple, easy recipes. The original instructions read: "This one is a challenge. I didn’t prepare anything. You have to look through the cabinets."
I'll reveal the mystery behind these recipes tomorrow.
6 tablespoons cocoa
½ cup sugar
4 tablespoons butter
¾ cup dark corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup pecan halves
9 inch pie shell
Preheat oven to 375º.
Stir together cocoa and sugar thoroughly.
Melt butter by microwave for 30 seconds. Add butter to cocoa mixture.
Add syrup, vanilla and eggs. Stir with whisk thoroughly.
Add nuts. Pour into pie shell. PUT PIE SHELL ON BAKING SHEET!!
Bake 40 to 50 minutes until set. Cool thoroughly before cutting. Save me a piece!!