Moms Chess Pie

Judy Weddle


This has been a favorite of mine and my dads since I was a young child.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
40 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter or i can't believe its not butter
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    carnation evaporated milk -luke warm/ not hot!
  • 1
    9-inch deep dish pie shell

How to Make Moms Chess Pie


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Melt butter and let cool.
  3. Heat Carnation Evaporated Milk to Lukewarm
  4. Mix dry ingredients in bowl.
  5. Mix in eggs, 1 egg at a time.
  6. Mix in vanilla and lemon juice.
  7. Mix in melted butter and lukewarm carnation milk. (make sure the butter and milk are NOT HOT)
  8. Pour batter into a 9 inch unbaked pie shell. Bake at 425 F for 10 minutes.
  9. Reduce oven temperature to 350 F and continue baking for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove pie and let cool. (can be served warm or cold)
  11. Refrigerate Leftovers (yeh right, like theres gonna be any!!)

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About Moms Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Chess

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