“I Love You” Brownie-California Fig Pie

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“I Love You” Brownie-California Fig Pie

Ditch the square pan, make a brownie pie! Hang onto this brownie pie recipe for special occasions to say I love you.
Nutrition
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 people

Ingredients

  • 1 pie crust refrigerated
  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (19- to 21-oz.)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil 
  • 2 eggs large
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup Blue Ribbon Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs chopped with stems removed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts toasted, or other nuts (optional)
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • white decorating icing fit with writing tip

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Unfold crust and press into 9-inch pie plate.
    Fold excess crust under and press together to form edge. In bowl, stir
    brownie mix, oil, eggs and water until well blended. Stir in figs and
    nuts. Spoon 3 cups batter into crust. Spoon any remaining batter into
    greased or paper-lined muffin pan cups. Bake muffins 20 to 25 minutes;
    bake pie 45 to 50 minutes, until pick inserted in center comes out
    almost clean (cover edge of crust with foil after 20 minutes). Cool on
    rack.
  • For topping, place chocolate chips in glass measuring cup; heat in
    microwave oven on high (100%) power 1 minute. Stir. Repeat heating and
    stirring at 20 second intervals until melted. Spread over pie and
    cupcakes. Cool. With decorator icing write “I Love You” or other message
    on pie.

Notes

Photo: George Selland.

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