Fudge Brownie Pie Recipe

Brownie Pie is a rich, chocolaty dessert that’s almost too good to be true! A homemade fudge brownie recipe baked straight into a pie crust gives you two desserts in one. A layer of toasted pecans is mixed in to add a bit of crunch, while the brownies stays soft and moist. Top a slice with ice cream and drizzle with chocolate syrup, and you’ve got the best brownie dessert ever!

Brownie Pie topped with ice cream

Brownie Pie Recipe

Brownie Pie is a chocolate-filled dessert that everyone will love. A homemade fudge brownie recipe baked into a pie crust…yum!

Are you ready for this amazing brownie dessert? Fudge brownies baked into a pie…just let that sink in. Because one great dessert isn’t enough, we mashed together two favorites to make something amazing. This Fudge Brownie Pie recipe is SO delicious, so chocolaty, and so fun to share.

Start with a pre-made pie crust to make this chocolaty dessert recipe easy peasy. Whip up an easy homemade fudge brownie recipe, but instead of baking it in a dish, you’ll be baking it inside of a pie crust! A layer of toasty, crunchy pecans is mixed in, and then you can top of this brownie dessert with some ice cream and chocolate syrup. Tell me you’re drooling too, because I definitely am!

This brownie pie is a special treat that’s perfect for just about any occasion. There’s really never a bad time for chocolate pie. Make one for after dinner, serve it to guests, or make one up for a holiday party. Everyone will devour this pie!

This tasty Brownie Pie is the perfect mash up of a fudge brownie recipe a chocolate pie. The best of both worlds!


Fudge brownie recipe baked into a pie crust

A slice of fudge brownie pie on a plate

Fudge Brownie Recipe in a Pie

After making brownies from scratch a while ago, I realized that whipping up a fudge brownie recipe is no sweat! No need for boxed brownie mix here (although you can use it if you prefer), because this brownie dessert is simple. We ARE using a pre-made pie crust to make things easy, and then you just pour the brownie batter straight in to bake. Brownies and Pie all in one. The best of both worlds!

Brownies and Ice Cream

Brownies aren’t quite complete without some ice cream on the side. I just LOVE the way cold ice cream melts on top of warm brownies. Everything mixes together so perfectly; hot and cold, chocolate and vanilla. So of course we need that same combo with this brownie pie. Grab a slice while it’s warm, top it of with a scoop of ice cream, drizzle on some more chocolate, and enjoy!

Brownie pie with a layer of pecans inside

A brownie pie next to a plate with a slice of pie

How to Make Brownie Pie

Since we’re using a pre-made pie crust from the store, this brownie dessert recipe really just requires making the brownie batter and then baking.

  1. Heat oven to 325°F and blind bake the pie crust according to package instructions (or read this article for more info), and let pie crust cool
  2. Melt butter & 2/3 cups chocolate chips in microwave
  3. Add in oil & cocoa powder, and whisk until smooth
  4. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, vanilla, sugar, and salt
  5. Whisk together egg mixture and chocolate mixture
  6. Add in flour & the rest of the chocolate chips, and stir until flour is incorporated
  7. Spread a layer of pecans on the bottom of the pie crust and pour the brownie batter on top
  8. Bake at 325°F for 30-35 minutes

Let the brownie pie cool for an hour or two before serving. Top with ice cream and enjoy! See recipe card below for full instructions.

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A slice of brownie pie topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup

This chocolaty Fudge Brownie Pie will be a hit with anyone and everyone! No one can resist this amazing brownie dessert, especially once you add on that scoop of ice cream.

See the recipe card below for details on how to make Fudge Brownie Pie. Enjoy!

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4.6 from 5 votes
Brownie Pie is a rich, chocolaty dessert that's almost too good to be true! A homemade fudge brownie recipe baked straight into a pie crust gives you two desserts in one.
Fudge Brownie Pie
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Brownie Pie is a rich, chocolaty dessert that's almost too good to be true! A homemade fudge brownie recipe baked straight into a pie crust gives you two desserts in one.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownie pie, fudge brownie
Servings: 10
Calories: 444 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin
  • 1 9-inch single pie crust, blind-baked per package directions
  • 1 cup 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips, Ghirardelli work well
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ teaspoon table salt
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • cups Honey Roasted Pecans or toasted chopped pecans
  1. Heat oven to 350°F and have a single pie crust, blind-baked and cooled completely.

  2. Melt 2/3 cup of the chocolate chips and butter in a microwave-safe bowl and heat at 50% power, stirring often, about 90 seconds or until the chocolate is almost melted.
  3. Add the oil and cocoa and whisk until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, vanilla and salt until creamy and smooth.
  5. Add the chocolate mixture and whisk until incorporated.
  6. Add the flour and the remaining 1/3 cup of chocolate chips. Stir just until no dry flour remains.
  7. Spread the pecans over the bottom of the pie crust and pour the batter evenly over the pecans. Use a rubber spatula to spread out the batter, if necessary.
  8. Bake at 325°F, 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with just a thin coating of batter attached.
  9. Transfer pie to a cooling rack and cool 1-2 hours, until just warm.
  10. Serve with a scoop of ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup.
  11. Enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Note: To reheat the pie, place it in a 300°F oven, 10-15 minutes, or until warm throughout.

Note: Be sure the pecans are toasted so they don’t get soggy, or do as I do and buy toasted/roasted pecans or Honey Roasted Pecans.

Nutrition Facts
Fudge Brownie Pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 444 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 48%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 263mg 11%
Potassium 215mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 23g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 4.1%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 4.4%
Iron 13.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Made this for dessert tonight. Delicious and very easy. But I had to bake mine for at least twice as long. Maybe because I used a deep-dish pie shell? Not sure if the size either. Maybe it was only 8”? And even after all that time, not fully baked in the center, but I figured it had enough heat to kill the salmonella {lets’s hope}.
    Becky Hardin
    It could have been the depth of the pie dish for sure. I'm glad you loved it!
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