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Chess Pie Recipe

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Dorothy Thurman


3 eggs
5 tbsp cream or milk
1-1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
1 tbsp corn meal
1 tsp vinegar

1/2 of recipe
1-1/2 egg
2-1/2 tbsp milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 stick butter
1 tsp corn meal
1/2 tsp vinegar

Cream butter and sugar, add meal and vinegar and cream or milk. Mix until well blended. Add eggs one at a time. Mix after each addition. Add vanilla. Pour in uncooked shell.

Have oven 450 put in and cook 10 minutes. Then put oven on 325 and cook 24 minutes or until done.
Sprinkle with cinnamon.

(On my oven use this temperature - set at 325 then 225)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
1-1/2 times the recipe is enough for bought pie crust.




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