Lemon Chess Pie

Lemon Chess Pie Recipe

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Virginia Brogdon


For many years Hugh Lipscombe owned Lipscombe Appliances in Mechanicsville, VA. Someone else now owns the store, but His wife (Virginia) is "known" for this pie.


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Makes two 9-inch or 3 smaller pies
15 Min
35 Min


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  • 3
  • 1 stick
    margarine or butter
  • 3 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    white cornmeal
  • 8
  • 1/4 c
  • 2
    pie shells, unbaked

How to Make Lemon Chess Pie


  1. Grate rinds of 3 lemons, then cut and juice.
  2. Cream soft margarine with mixer. Add granulated sugar, flour and white cornmeal. Add eggs, one at a time, milk and grated rind and juice.
  3. Scrape beaters, mix well, pour into unbaked shells.
  4. Bake in a preheated 365-degree oven for 35 minutes or until golden (or darker) brown.

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About Lemon Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts

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