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pumpkin chess pie

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Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

Chess pie is buttery, creamy, and has a distinct caramelized flavor. It has a custard consistency and is prepared with simple ingredients. Flavor variations include vanilla, vinegar, buttermilk, chocolate, and, what we are sharing a recipe for, pumpkin. Similar to a curd pie, some say it originated in England and was named after the town of Chester. Nowadays, it is thought of as a Southern pie. Delicious, inexpensive, and easy to prepare, chess pie has been around for centuries. This pumpkin chess pie recipe will be a wonderful addition to any holiday meal.

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For pumpkin chess pie

  • 1
    9-inch deep dish pie crust
  • 1 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    pumpkin, not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 2 lg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make pumpkin chess pie

  • Dry ingredients added to a bowl.
    Preheat the oven to 350F. Then, mix together dry ingredients. Set aside.
  • Pumpkin, melted butter, and half and half in a bowl.
    Beat together the pumpkin, half and half, and melted butter.
  • Slowly adding the eggs.
    Add the eggs, one at a time, and mix well.
  • Adding vanilla extract.
    Next, add the vanilla extract.
  • Incorporating dry and wet ingredients.
    Gradually mix in the dry ingredients until combined.
  • Pricking a pie crust with a fork.
    Prick a 9-inch deep dish pie crust in several places with a fork.
  • Filling poured into the pie crust.
    Pour the filling into the crust.
  • Foil around the pie crust.
    Put a pie shield or foil over the crust.
  • Pumpkin chess pie baking in the oven.
    Bake for 30 minutes. Then remove the pie shield or foil.
  • Foil removed from partially baked pumpkin chess pie.
    Bake for another 25 - 30 minutes. It is done when the center has risen.
  • Baked pie cooling.
    Set on the counter until cool.