For Crust: Combine flour, sugar, salt, butter, shortening in food processor. Using on/off turns, have the mixture resemble coarse meal. Add water until moist clumps form. Gather dough into ball. Chill 1 hour. Preheat oven to 350 F.
Roll out dough on lightly floured surface to a 12 inch-diameter round. Transfer to 9 inch diameter glass pie dish. Trim edges and crimp decoratively. Freeze 15 minutes Line crust with foil and use crumpled foil inside. Bake 15 minutes. Remove foil pieces.
Bake crust until pale golden about 10 minutes. Cool on rack.
For Filling: Melt butter in heavy small saucepan over medium heat. Sir in cocoa, cream espresso powder. Pour in large bowl. Add corn syrup, sugar, eggs, vanilla, salt. and whisk. Add pecans by stirring. Pour filling into pie crust. Bake until puffed and set about 1 hour. Transfer to rack and cool completely. Cover and let stand at room temperature. Cut into wedges. Serve with coffee flavored whipped cream or ice cream.
Saturday, May 25 2013 12:11 AM EDT2013-05-25 04:11:25 GMT
Cherokee County authorities are investigating a fatal house fire Friday night. It happened just before 7:30 on County Road 3302 outside of Jacksonville. The Jacksonville Fire Department, Cherokee CountyMore >>
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Friday, May 24 2013 10:21 PM EDT2013-05-25 02:21:23 GMT
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Rider was not wearing a helmet when she collided with a truck.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:59 PM EDT2013-05-25 01:59:21 GMT
A Tyler ISD bus driver was arrested Friday afternoon on drug charges.Ronald Gain, 44, of Tyler, was arrested by the Tyler Police Department on one charge of possession of a controlled substance. TylerMore >>
Has worked for the district since August of 2012.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 7:35 PM EDT2013-05-24 23:35:23 GMT
We have a follow-up on a World War II veteran's headstone found on a bank of the Sabine River. Today, the Kilgore Cemetery administrator found out that Virgil Green was buried in the historical portionMore >>
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Saturday, May 25 2013 12:20 AM EDT2013-05-25 04:20:39 GMT
Fire crews have closed a street in north Tyler as they fight an apartment fire. Several crews are on the scene at an apartment complex in the 700 block of South Kennedy Avenue. The fire started aroundMore >>
Fire crews closed a street in north Tyler as they battled an apartment fire.More >>