For many, the Thanksgiving holiday wouldn't be the same without pecan pie -- but we twisted tradition by adding chunks of chocolate to the crust and maple sugar to the filling.

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Ingredients

Crust
Filling

Directions

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  • Crust: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine butter and granulated sugar in a medium bowl. Stir in yolks, then flour and salt until mixture resembles coarse meal and holds together when pinched. Fold in chocolate. Press evenly into bottom and up sides of a 13-by-4-inch fluted tart pan with a removable bottom. Refrigerate until firm, about 20 minutes.

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  • Bake crust until golden and set, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Increase oven heat to 350 degrees.

  • Filling: Whisk together maple sugar, flour, and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk in eggs and whites, butter, and corn syrup until smooth. Place crust on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet. Scatter pecans evenly onto crust. Slowly pour in filling. Bake tart until puffed slightly and set, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Remove from pan; serve.

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