- 1 c. sifted floour
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. granulated sugar
- 1/3 c. shortening
- 1/4 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
- 3/4 c. chopped pecans
- 1 square unsweetened chocolate, grated
- 1 Tb. water
- 1 tsp. vanilla
Sift together flour, salt and granulated sugar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles small peas. Blend in brown sugar, pecans and chocolate. Mix well, reserving 1 Tb. mixture. Add water and vanilla to remainder of mixture and press into well-greased 8" pie pan, moistening fingers if necessary, to make pie shell.
Bake in moderate overn (375ºF.) 15 minutes. During last 5 minutes, bake the 1 Tb. reserved crumb, mixture, spread in a pan. Cool crust.