You are here: Home » Recipes » German Chocolate Pie German Chocolate Pie Recipe by American Profile Yield 8 servings Shredded coconut and pecans top a creamy, chocolate filled pie. PrintEmail "I have made this pie for 36 years and my family and friends all love it. My daughter always wants this pie for her birthday instead of cake." Ingredients 4 ounces German chocolate1/4 cup butter1 1/2 cups sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 tablespoons cornstarch2 eggs, beaten1 1/2 cups evaporated milk1 unbaked 10-inch pie crust1 1/3 cups shredded coconut1/2 cup chopped pecans Instructions Preheat oven to 375F. In microwave, melt chocolate and butter on a low setting in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl. Stir several times during melting process to prevent burning. When chocolate is melted, stir in sugar, salt, vanilla, cornstarch and eggs until well blended. Stir in evaporated milk until smooth. Pour into pie shell. Mix coconut and pecans together; sprinkle evenly over chocolate mixture. Use a knife to cut through coconut into chocolate mixture in several places. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is set. Recipe by Janet Curtis, North Platte, Neb.