Beth's Chess Pie

Beth's Chess Pie

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"This is a very old recipe that I got from a friend. This version of the classic sweet, rich Chess Pie includes evaporated milk and crunchy cornmeal."

Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 455 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 455 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 20 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 64.1g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Blend in milk until mixture is smooth. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well with each addition, then stir in the vanilla. Mix in cornmeal, then pour mixture into pastry shell.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, until set in center.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I was a little nervous when making this pie because I never seen or heard of it before, but the ingredients are what peaked my curiousity & of course my Grandmother's confirmation that it's old ...

This was definitely an easy recipe to prepare. However, I found that the top gets too brown when you cook it for an hour. I would suggest covering the top with aluminum foil to prevent this. ...

Is this recipe using condensed milk or evaporated milk. In the summary states condensed, but in recipe states evaporated. Used this recipe with the evaporated and seemed to be runny after cook...

Just like I remember as a kid! I brought this little taste of the south to Denver and it was a winner! Thanks for the memories.

This is one of my favorite chess pie recipes, my grandmother says that it is better than hers and she is going on 80. Chess pie is my favorite and I just love this recipe hands down.

JUST MADE THIS PIE, I MADE A FEW MINOR ADJUSTMENTS AND IT TURNED OUT GREAT! I WILL DEFINATELY MAKE THIS PIE AGAIN!!

This was delish! I had never had Chess Pie but my husband requested it. It's so easy to make and the custard center was smooth and creamy. Loved it. Thanks!

Excellent recipe! This is definitely a keeper.I found out it needs an extra 15 to 20 minutes more on bake time for firming the center of pie.Other then that it's the best I've ever tasted. KUDOS...

This was great! My first time making it, super easy. I suggest using a deeper pie pan thought to avoid any spillage. I had to cook it a little longer than an hour and I let it cool for a bit t...