Mama's Chess Pie

Mary Seaman


Mama always made this incredible chess pie without cornmeal or vinegar or buttermilk. Just 4 very simple ingredients that are almost always on hand to make up a dessert perfect for company or everyday.


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30 Min
1 Hr


How to Make Mama's Chess Pie


  1. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir in sugar and remove from heat to allow to cool slightly.
  2. Beat eggs until frothy in a separate bowl and add slowly to butter mixture. Stir in vanilla.
  3. Pour into pie shell and bake in 350 degree oven for 1 hour.

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About Mama's Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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