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southern living's never-fail chess pie

Recipe by
Chris Cunningham
Lake Elmo, MN

Everyone loves Chess Pie. It makes you understand the source of the phrase sugar pie as an endearment. It also packs a whopping 350 calories in 1/8 of a pie - so eat sparingly.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southern living's never-fail chess pie

  • 4
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 pinch
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream or buttermilk
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
    unbaked pie shell

How To Make southern living's never-fail chess pie

  • 1
    Combine everything (except pie shell) and blend thoroughly.
  • 2
    Pour into unbaked pie shell.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until done. My oven usually runs low so I'll go as long as 45 minutes sometimes. The center of the pie should puff up but still be moist. It will sink and crackle as it cools.

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