Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Nut Pie

Gluten-Free Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Nut Pie

A pie is a pie if it has a crust and filling, correct? So, why isn’t a cheesecake called a cheesepie? Is it because the crust stops at the base and doesn’t usually go up the sides? Because that doesn’t stop pizza from being referred to as a pizza pie! These are questions I heard in the office recently and although I didn’t feel the need to find out the answers, I did feel the need to bake some pie. It is, after all, pie season. And just like the two sides of a debate about cheesecake (is it a pie or is it a cake?), this pie has two sides – sweet and spicy.

The sweet in this Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Nut Pie comes from Wholesome Organic Sugar and Light Corn Syrup. The spicy comes from ancho chili or chili powder. The result? A delicious contrast of flavors that is a nice change of pace from the traditional pies served this time of year.

Stay tuned for a couple more pies this month!

Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Nut Pie Recipe

4.60 from 5 votes
Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Nut Pie
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Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Nut Pie

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Chill time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 632kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More



  • Lightly grease a 9-inch pie pan. Roll out the pie crust and line the pan. Cut off any overhang and crimp the edges.
  • In a large mixing bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Add the sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, butter, chili powder, and salt. Whisk well. Stir in the nuts and chocolate chips. Pour into the pie crust and refrigerate the pie for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Place the pie pan on a rimmed baking sheet and place on the bottom shelf of the oven. Bake for 50 minutes or until the filling is set. Place the pan on a cooling rack to cool.
  • Pie can be served at room temperature or cold.


Nutrition Facts
Sweet & Spicy Chocolate Nut Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 632 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 321mg13%
Potassium 401mg11%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 47g52%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 250IU5%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 111mg11%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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