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Dessert Recipes by South Carolina Department of Agriculture, public domain government resource—original source of recipe


  • 1 Pillsbury® Refrigerated pie crust (from 15-oz. pkg.), softened
  • 1 (8-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pkg. Pillsbury® Thick 'n Fudgy Hot Fudge Swirl Deluxe Brownie Mix
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Prepare pie crust as directed on package.
  3. In bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, and 1 egg.
  4. Beat until smooth. Set aside.
  5. Reserve hot fudge packet for topping.
  6. In large bowl, combine brownie mix, oil, 1 tablespoon of the water and remaining 2 eggs.
  7. Beat 50 strokes with spoon.
  8. Spread ½ cup brownie mixture in bottom of crust-line pan.
  9. Spoon and spread cream cheese mixture over brownie layer.
  10. Top with remaining brownie mixture; spread evenly.
  11. Sprinkle with pecans.
  12. Bake 350°F for 40 – 50 minutes or until center is puffed and crust is golden brown.
  13. Place hot fudge from packet in small microwave-safe bowl.
  14. Microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  15. Stir in remaining tablespoon water.
  16. Drizzle fudge over top of pie.
  17. Cool 3 hours or until completely cooled.
  18. Store in refrigerator.