DERBY-PIE® Recipe

We developed the Derby Pie
Recipe 50 years ago. 

Derby-Pie® Recipe?

It's top secret.

Derby-Pie® was developed over 50 years ago as the specialty pastry of the Melrose Inn, in Prospect, Kentucky. George Kern, manager of the restaurant, developed the Derby-Pie®  recipe with the help of his parents, Walter and Leaudra. The recipe remains a secret to this very day. Yes, we use real chocolate chips and premium walnut pieces – but no one has ever been able to duplicate our special filling and delicate crust.

There's only one Derby-Pie® chocolate nut pie. You can order it online here.

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Serving Tip:


Derby-Pie® is best served by slicing frozen and serving warm. We recommend 12 minutes at 350º. The pie will come out of the oven with a perfect, flaky crust. It will be warm, toasty, and ready-to-eat, a perfect blend of sweet, crunchy goodness that will satisfy your innate need for chocolate. Grandma Leaudra liked it with a dollop of whipped cream on top-but you may discover your own way.

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Kind Words

..the greatest pie we ever ate! We are hooked.

(Derby Pie) was the greatest pie we ever ate! We are hooked. We took some home from the store. And we will be ordering some for Christmas gifts. Thank you again for ...the great experience.Best wishes,
Mitch B.