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Chess Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Chess Pie, by , is from Southern Culinary History, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Don & Carol Blalock
Added: Sunday, June 12, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stick butter
2 c. sugar
5 eggs
1/2 c. milk
1 Tbs. flour
1 Tbs. corn meal
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter and mix with sugar, add remaining ingredients. Put in unbaked 9 inch pie shell. Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour at 350 degrees.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mother submitted this recipe for a church cookbook. It's very rich, but very good.

 

 

 

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