Holiday Bon Bon Pecan Cobbler

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12-14 servings. Medium
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Ingredients (17)

  • 2 1/2 cups light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Crust

  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cold water

At our holiday gatherings, one of Mom’s pecan pies is the first dessert to go, especially since it only serves six and our family is very large. I created this decadent cobbler so that it is reminiscent of her pecan pie, serves twice as many, plus I added flavors of a traditional holiday bon bon. Delicious!

Instructions

  1. 1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. 2Spray a 13×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside
  3. 3. For filling, in a large mixing bowl, beat corn syrup, sugars, butter, vanilla, salt and eggs on medium speed for 1-2 minutes until well mixed.
  4. 4Pour about 1/3 of mixture into prepared dish.
  5. 5Stir pecans, chocolate chips, and coconut into remaining mixture. Set aside.
  6. 6For crust, stir flour and salt together in a large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until pea-sized.
  7. 7In a small bowl, whisk together egg, vinegar, and water. Pour into flour mixture. Work together with a fork until a ball is formed.
  8. 8Roll out on lightly floured board to a 13×9-inch rectangle. Carefully place over filling in dish.
  9. 9Spoon remaining filling mixture onto crust.
  10. 10Bake for 50-60 minutes or until center is set. Cool slightly .
  11. 11To serve, cut into squares. Garnish as desired.
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