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  Categories: Desserts, Pies
       Yield: 12 servings
            -Nut Crust
       2 c  Pecans
       1 c  Butter, softened
       3 c  Flour
       1    Egg,beaten
     1/2 c  Sugar
            -Chocolate Layer
       1 c  Chocolate chips
       1    Stick unsalted butter
       1 tb Light corn syrup
       1 ts Vanilla
       1 c  Milk
       4    Egg yolks
       1 c  Sugar
       5 tb Flour
       3 tb Unsalted butter
       1 tb Rum or 1 tsp. vanilla
       2    Bananas
            -Juice of 1/2 lemon
       2 c  Heavy cream
            -Chopped pecans,optional
   For the crust: Chop pecans very fine,preferably in a food processor fitted
   with a metal blade.Place in bowl with other crust ingredients and mix until
   well blended.Divide in half and press into the bottom of 2 pie pans.Chill
   30 minutes. Bake the pie crusts for 25 minutes @ 350 degrees.Cool
   For chocolate layer: Melt chocolate with butter and corn syrup in the top
   of a double boiler set over hot,not boiling water.Stir frequently. Remove
   from heat and cool,then stir in vanilla.Divide between cooked pie crusts
   and spread evenly.
   For Filling: Heat milk in a medium size saucepan over medium heat to
   scald.Beat the egg yolks and gradually add sugar.Then beat in flour.
   Gradually stir in hot milk.Transfer to medium saucepan and cook,stirring
   constantly over medium high heat (use a whisk).The mixture will lump as it
   begins to thicken.Bring the mixture to a boil and boil 1 minute,stirring
   constantly.Remove from the pan from heat and continue to stir until the
   mixture is smooth.Then,beat in butter and optional rum.Cool to room
   temperature. Peel the bananas,slice very thin and toss with lemon
   juice.Whip 1 cup of the cream until it is firm but not stiff.Mix about 1/4
   of the cream into the cooled egg mixture to lighten it,then fold the
   remaining cream and bananas into egg mixture.Fill the pastry shells with
   banana cream and smooth to even.Beat remaining cream until stiff. Spoon
   around edge of the pies and sprinkle with chopped pecans,if desired.Makes 2
   Posted on FIDO COOKING 2-22-94 by Pat Stockett Converted by MMCONV vers.