Two cooked Texas trash pies on the stove
Texas Trash Pie Is The Slap-Together Dessert We All Need

Texas trash pie unites sweet and salty flavors with creamy and crunchy textures. The treat combines pantry essentials you probably already have on hand.

The ingredients include chocolate chips, caramel bits, crushed pretzels, shredded coconut, and chopped pecans, all mixed with melted butter and sweetened condensed milk.

The dessert can be assembled in under 15 minutes, but it takes about 40-45 minutes to bake. The most time-consuming part is crushing the graham crackers and pretzels.

Don't be afraid to get creative with your filling ingredients, either. Swap out the caramel bits and chocolate for butterscotch, toffee, or even peanut butter chips.

The Lone Star State's pie reportedly has humble roots in Round Top, Texas. Legend has it that the iconic dessert was born at Royers Round Top Café, a mom-and-pop restaurant.