7 Simple Chess Pie Recipes


If you're not from the South, you may not be familiar with this fabulous dessert. The actual origins are unknown but somehow it became a pie that's on every Southern holiday table. Chess pie has a flaky crust and a creamy filling. The basic filling recipe is made from butter, sugar, flour, and eggs. Adding other flavorings is where each recipe gets unique. Try one of these simple chess pie recipes for an impressive holiday dessert.

Mama's Chess Pie"This particular recipe is quite old, it is older than...

Mama's Chess Pie

"This particular recipe is quite old, it is older than I am so it is 56 years. It has graced almost every Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner and still one of my favorites." - Cathy

Chocolate Chess Pie"Chocolate Chess Pie is a rich, fudgy Southern dessert recipe...

Chocolate Chess Pie

"Chocolate Chess Pie is a rich, fudgy Southern dessert recipe made of the most basic ingredients. Always a crowd-pleaser, this Chocolate Chess Pie has the tastes and texture of an undercooked brownie." - Paula

Deep Dish Buttermilk Chess Pie"This is just an old-fashioned chess pie. Best...

Deep Dish Buttermilk Chess Pie

"This is just an old-fashioned chess pie. Best of all, you can't taste the buttermilk and it's so rich." - Rose

Mom's Chess Pie"My mom passed this recipe on to me years ago....

Mom's Chess Pie

"My mom passed this recipe on to me years ago. Everyone loves her chess pies!" - Erin

Pearl Weddle's Pattern for Chess Cakes"These are darling mini coconut chess cakes......

Pearl Weddle's Pattern for Chess Cakes

"These are darling mini coconut chess cakes... wrapped in flaky pie dough! The best of both worlds!" - The Kitchen Crew

Apple Chess Pie with Streusel Top"The inside is creamy and rich, much...

Apple Chess Pie with Streusel Top

"The inside is creamy and rich, much the same texture as a chess pie, if you’re familiar with them. I didn’t want to stop there, I wanted this apple pie to be over the top. I added a crunchy streusel topping to offset the creamy layer. Adding the streusel was the right decision." - Paula

Pineapple Blueberry Chess Pie"I was looking for something tangy, and I have...

Pineapple Blueberry Chess Pie

"I was looking for something tangy, and I have always loved the texture and simplicity of a chess pie. My husband loves anything pineapple and I have a love of blueberries." - Bobbie




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Don Purina - Dec 13, 2019
Sounds like an Aldi store commercial that was funny!
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Lynn Allison @lynn0166

This is a fantastic tasting pie. Very easy to make. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.

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