Pecan Coconut Topped Brownie Pie

Pecan Coconut Topped Brownie Pie

This Pecan Coconut Topped Brownie Pie is easy to make a dessert that will make any day special. A tried and true brownie recipe that has an easy pecan and coconut topping.


  • 6 tbs. butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips - divided
  • Pecan Coconut Topping:
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut
  • 1 tbs. melted butter
  • 1 tbs. pure maple syrup (taste for your preferred sweetness level & add more if needed)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8-inch pie plate generously with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl blend together the flours, cocoa, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. In a large bowl add the brown sugar, applesauce, and egg and blend together using a wire whisk - takes all of 10 seconds.
  4. In a small bowl 1 cup of chocolate chips and the melted butter. Place the bowl over a pot of simmering water and stir just until the chips are melted.
  5. Stir the chocolate mixture into the bowl with the sugar mixture using the whisk. Add in the flour mixture stirring just into well blended.
  6. Pour into the prepared pie plate and top with the remaining chocolate chips -I used a spatula and gently pressed them into the batter.
  7. Bake in preheated oven 40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. My pie was done in 35 minutes.
  8. Pecan Coconut Topping:
  9. Mix all the ingredients together in a medium bowl
  10. Spread evenly over the top of the baked brownie.

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