"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
1 cup sugar 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup cocoa 1/2 cup butter (softened) 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla pinch salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans whipped cream or ice cream
Combine 1st 7 ingredients, beat 4 minutes at medium speed. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly in buttered 9 in pie pan. Bake at 325º for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean. (Pie will puff, then fall slightly). Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.
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