Chess Pie Recipe

December 18, 2014

playing chess painting by Joseph Caraud

Chess Pie



1/2 cup butter

2 cups white sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 eggs

1 tablespoon cornmeal

1/4 cup evaporated milk

1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell


Photo by Stacy

Photo by Stacy



Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

In a large bowl, mix the butter, sugar and vanilla together. Mix in the eggs, then [hand] stir in the cornmeal, evaporated milk and vinegar until smooth.

Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, then reduce heat to 300 degrees F for 40 minutes. Let cool. Cut and top servings with whipped cream or alamode .


Note: You can also make lemon chess pie by adding 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice.

Recipe taken from here




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