No Kentucky Derby party is complete without pie

The other day, we taught you how to make a mint julep for your Kentucky Derby celebration. A couple of those would make a fine main course for your Kentucky Derby party, but man can’t live on bourbon and mint alone (right?). But what about dessert? Thanks to The Post’s Tracee Hamilton, we have that covered, too, with a recipe for a pie I’m afraid to call Derby Pie because apparently I’ll get sued.

Pie for Eating During the Kentucky Derby That in No Way Should be Called Derby Pie


1 cup sugar

1/2 cup flour

1 stick butter or margarine, melted

2 eggs slightly beaten

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup chopped nuts

1 cup chocolate chips

1 jigger whiskey

Mix flour and sugar, add eggs and butter/margarine. Stir well, then add other ingredients. Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake at 325 degrees for one hour.

Oh right, this is Sports. Here’s Neil Greenberg using Fancy Stats to talk about how more money is wagered on the Kentucky Derby than on the Super Bowl. And 10 things to know about the Kentucky Derby from the AP.

After spending the first 17 years of his Post career writing and editing, Matt and the printed paper had an amicable divorce in 2014. He's now blogging and editing for the Early Lead and the Post's other Web-based products.
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