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Walnut Fudge Pie

Servings: 8-10
1 unbaked 9-inch deep dish pie shell, 4-cup volume
1 cup (6 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup evaporated milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 large eggs
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Combine chocolate chips, evaporated milk and butter in small, heavy-duty saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat; cool slightly.

Beat eggs, sugar, flour and vanilla extract in small mixer bowl until combined. Gradually beat in chocolate mixture. Stir in chopped nuts. Pour into pie shell.

Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until set and top is firm (inside will be moist). Cool on wire rack.

Makes 8-10 servings.

Date: May 7, 2004