Black Walnut Chess Pie

gaynel mohler


remembering black walnut tree in my back yard as a young girl, and finding this recipe goes hsnd in hand. Family Circle cookbooks have every type recipe you can think of. I still purchase their magazine every once in a while. Hope this recipe sparks a memory or two for you.

★★★★★ 2 votes
7 1/2" pie
45 Min


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unbaked pie shell, 7 1/2"
1 stick
butter, softened
1 c
3 Tbsp
1/8 tsp
egg yolks
2/3 c
evaporated milk
1 tsp
1/2 c
chopped black walnuts

How to Make Black Walnut Chess Pie


  • 1preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 2In medium sized bowl, beat butter and sugar until well mixed.
  • 3add flour salt ,egg yolks and evaporated milk, beat with mixer on low until well mixed.
  • 4Stir in vanilla and walnuts

    pour into unbaked shell
  • 5Bake on lower shelf of oven for 45 minutes, or until center is almost set but still soft
  • 6Cool thoroughly on wire rack

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Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts

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