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black walnut chess pie

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
gaynel mohler
junction city, OH

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 ratings)
yield 7 1/2" pie
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For black walnut chess pie

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

How To Make black walnut chess pie

  • 1
    preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 2
    In medium sized bowl, beat butter and sugar until well mixed.
  • 3
    add flour salt ,egg yolks and evaporated milk, beat with mixer on low until well mixed.
  • 4
    Stir in vanilla and walnuts pour into unbaked shell
  • 5
    Bake on lower shelf of oven for 45 minutes, or until center is almost set but still soft
  • 6
    Cool thoroughly on wire rack

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