Derby**, Run for the Roses, or Throroughbred Pie
You will need:
1 unbaked 9" pie shell
1/2 c. butter, melted
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. flour
1 c. chocolate chips
1 1/2 c. chopped pecans
2 TB bourbon
Beat eggs w/ cooled butter. Add flour & sugar. beat until well mixed. Fold in pecans, chocolate chips & bourbon. Pour into a pie shell. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes.
serve with whipped cream! (try spiking your whipped cream with a little bourbon if you're really in the mood...)
** So, the name "Derby Pie" is a registered trademark of Kern's Kitchen, and their friendly lawyer didn't like that I was advertising their famous creation to the general public, although... i can only imagine it would actually bring them more business... but I recently received this nice letter:
To whom it may concern,
It has come to my attention that you have published pages with a reference
to "Derby-Pie" or some similar name on the web page listed below. I wish to
inform you on behalf of Kern's Kitchen Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky, that
they hold the trademark for this name and it is not legally proper to
promote a product by this name without Kern's Kitchen's permission. The
registration number is Reg. No. 878,334 and it is on the Principal Register
with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
To avoid any formal legal action, it is requested that you remove any
reference to "Derby-Pie" on any and all web pages.