Cream Cheese Fudge Brownie Pie

Oven: 350
40—50 Minutes

1 pie crust
1 8 oz pkg cream cheese, softened
3 T sugar
1 t vanilla extract
3 eggs
1/4 c oil
1 box Pillsbury thick 'n Fudgy hot fudge swirl deluxe brownie mix
2 Tablespoons water
1/2 c chopped pecans

Preheat oven. In med bowl, combine cheese, sugar, vanilla & 1 egg; beat until smooth & set aside. Reserve hot fudge packet from brownie mix for topping. In large bowl, combine brownie mix, oil, 1 T water & 2 eggs; beat 50 strokes with spoon. Spread 1/2 c brownie mixture in bottom of crust-lined pan. Spoon & carefully spread the cream cheese mix over brownie layer.
Top with remaining brownie mix; spreading evenly, sprinkle pecans. Bake 40-50 minutes or until center is puffed & crust is golden brown. If needed, cover edge of crust with strips of foil after 15 or 20 minutes of baking (to prevent excessive browning). Put hot fudge in small microwavable bow, heat on HIGH 30 seconds. Stir in remaining water, & drizzle fudge over pie, let cool completely.