Holiday Gingerbread Chess Pie

Sea Sun


This is a crackly topped, creamy custard pie with spicy gingerbread flavors of molasses, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice. If you like gingerbread, you will love this special treat. Try it warm with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.


★★★★★ 1 vote

6-8 depending on size of slices
20 Min
55 Min


  • 1
    9 inch unbaked pie shell
  • 1/4 c
  • 4 large
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
    dark molasses
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    vinegar or lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • ·
    whipped cream, sweetened

How to Make Holiday Gingerbread Chess Pie


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter and cool slightly.
  3. Beat eggs and sugar on medium speed until thick and pale. Add butter and the rest of ingredients until thoroughly combined.
  4. Bake in oven on a baking sheet for about 50 minutes or until set in the center.
  5. Enjoy warm with whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream!

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About Holiday Gingerbread Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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