Chess Pie

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By Wanda Richardson
from Ross, OH

This wonderful pie recipe came from my aunt in KY who passed away a few years ago. When my mom or I bake it, we always mention her.

serves 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornmeal
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 5
    egg yolks (use whites for meringue)
  • 1/2 c
    margarine
  • 1 c
    cream
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How To Make

  • 1
    Mix sugar, flour and meal together. Cream margarine and gradually add sugar/flour meal mixture to it. Beat egg yolks and cream together. Add to dry ingredients. Pour into unbaked pie crust.
  • 2
    Bake at 375 for 15 minutes to set crust. Turn oven down to 325 and bake for 45 minutes until golden brown.
  • 3
    Use 5 egg whites for meringue.

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