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.

Coffee Cup

Serving Tip:


Golden Pecan pie is best served by slicing the pie frozen and warming for 15 minutes at 400°. Pull from the oven, scoop a dollop of vanilla ice cream on top, and enjoy the perfect ending to the perfect meal!

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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.