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chess pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
ginger skaggs
harrodsburg, KY

This is one of my great-grandmothers recipes. It is one of my favorites and my childrens. The original recipe had no measurements other than a handful of sugar or walnut sized butter or a scant cup of milk. It's easy to make and rich.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For chess pie

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 1/2 lemon or equivalent
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 unbaked pie shell

How To Make chess pie

  • 1
    Cream the first 4 ingredients together.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients except for pie crust and mix well.
  • 3
    Prepare pie crust by poking holes in it to prevent crust from bubbling.
  • 4
    Add pie filling and bake at 350 degree oven for 30-35 minutes or until center doesn't jiggle. Cool before cutting.

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