Mom's Chess Pie Recipe

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Mom's Chess Pie

Jaclyn Palmer

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@hopeandbeaches

A Southern favorite, although I enjoyed my mother's version, growing up in the Midwest. Sweet tooth required!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 stick
melted butter
2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 Tbsp
cornmeal (scant)
5
eggs
1
unbaked pie shell

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325.
2
Mix melted butter with sugar.
3
Add lemon juice and cornmeal to the butter/sugar mixture.
4
Beat eggs separately.
5
Combine butter/sugar mixture and beaten eggs. Mix thoroughly, but with a very light hand.
6
Pour into unbaked pie shell.
7
Bake 45-50 minutes at 325. The pie is done when it is puffed up and firm in the center.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southern