Betty's Run for the Roses Pie -- Derby Day

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Apr. 28, 2015

Betty demonstrates how to make Run for the Roses Pie. This is a rich pie that is similar to a pecan pie that is chocolate-flavored. It is great for a Derby party!


Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Cocoa powder 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Well beaten eggs 4
Evaporated milk 5 Ounce
Butter sticks 2 , melted
Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
Chopped black walnuts 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
9 inch pie shell 1 (unbaked)



In a large mixing bowl, mix together sugar, cocoa powder, and salt. 

Add beaten eggs, melted butter, and vanilla and mix thoroughly. 

Stir in black walnuts. Pour into unbaked pie shell. 

Bake at 375 degrees (F) for 10 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 350 degrees (F) and bake about 15 to 20 minutes longer. 

Remove from oven and cool completely. 


Garnish with whipped cream and sprigs of mint.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 5203Calories from Fat 2814

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 318 g489.2%

Saturated Fat 156 g780%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1900 mg79.17%

Total Carbohydrates 559 g186.3%

Dietary Fiber 19 g76%

Sugars 417 g

Protein 60 g120%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet