SAVORY CHESS PIE

SAVORY CHESS PIE

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This classic chess pie is a family favorite.

Chess Pie is sometimes called vinegar pie because you put vinegar in the recipe.  This is one of my favorite pies.  If you have never made chess pie, you will love it. Chess Pie is perfect for any gathering as most people love it.

Pie Ingredients

1 deep dish pie shell
1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
3 eggs
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon cornmeal (I used white self-rising cornmeal)
1 tablespoon white distilled vinegar

Melt butter in microwave and set aside.  Beat sugar, cornmeal and eggs in a bowl with mixer.  Add buttermilk, vinegar and vanilla.  With a spoon stir in melted butter.  Pour into pie crust.  Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.  Turn off oven and leave pie in oven until oven cools.

 
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If you like this recipe, you might also like my recipe for Buttermilk Pies.
 
 

Chess Pie

This classic Chess Pie is absolutely delicious!

Prep Time14 mins

Cook Time40 mins

Total Time54 mins

Course: Dessert

Cuisine: American, southern

Keyword: chess pie, easy pie, holiday dessert

Servings: 1 pie

  • 1 deep dish pie shell
  • 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons butter or margarine melted
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal I used white self-rising cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon white distilled vinegar
  • Melt butter in microwave and set aside. Beat sugar, cornmeal and eggs in a bowl with mixer. Add buttermilk, vinegar and vanilla. With a spoon stir in melted butter. Pour into pie crust.

  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Turn off oven and leave pie in oven until oven cools.

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