Side view of stack of Derby Pie Brownies

Derby Pie Brownies

  • Author: Jennifer Stewart
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
  • Yield: 24 brownies 1x


The best way to celebrate the Kentucky Derby is with Derby Pie Brownies. Chocolate Brownies covered in bourbon, toasted pecans, and chocolate chips!



For the Brownie Layer

4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate

3/4 cup melted butter

2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup flour

For the Derby Pie Layer

1 cup brown sugar (firmly packed)

1 cup dark corn syrup

1/2 cup melted butter

4 large eggs

3 tablespoons bourbon

1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

2 cups chopped toasted pecans


Make the Brownie Layer

Preheat the oven to 350F.

Make the brownie layer:

Melt the butter in a glass bowl in the microwave.

Add chocolate and stir until melted.

Add the sugar, vanilla, and eggs.

Stir to combine.

Add the flour and stir until mixed through.

Pour into a 9×13 pan lined with non-stick foil or parchment paper.

Bake at 350F for 25 minutes.

Remove from oven.

Make the Derby Pie Layer

Mix brown sugar, corn syrup, butter, eggs, and bourbon until combined.

Add the toasted pecans and chocolate chips.

Pour on top of the brownie layer.

Bake at 350F for 35 minutes until center is set.

Remove from oven and cool completely.

Slice and enjoy!


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  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 brownies
  • Calories: 391
  • Sugar: 41 6g
  • Sodium: 45 2mg
  • Fat: 21.7g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 47.2g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Protein: 4.4g
  • Cholesterol: 79.7mg

Keywords: Brownies, Derby pie, Pecans, Desserts