Chocolate Chess Pie

Wanda Harrison


This is a great pie.

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Your chocolate-loving friends will be begging for another slice of this chocolate chess pie. It's a snap to prepare and so tasty, you'll have no problem making it on request. Chess pies are custard-like with a slightly jiggly center. This version is full of chocolate flavor too. When serving, add a dollop of whipped cream or a dusting of cocoa for an impressive chocolate dessert. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


★★★★☆ 23 votes

5 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk (5 oz)
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 2
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
    unbaked pie crust 9-inch

How to Make Chocolate Chess Pie


  1. Mix first 6 ingredients in mixing bowl; beat 1 minute.
  2. Pour into pie crust.
  3. Bake in preheated 350 degrees oven for 1 hour. Covering the edges of the pie with a pie shield or aluminum foil for half the baking time will prevent the crust from over-browning.
  4. If the middle hasn't risen after an hour, cook the pie 5 to 10 minutes longer. Make sure the middle of the pie has risen so you know it has cooked completely.
  5. Let cool.

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About Chocolate Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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