Chess Pie

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This is a very old southern recipe. It's a very sweet, rich pie which cannot be described as anything but marvelous. This is not my personal recipe but was passed to me by my grandmother and from her grandmother and so on and so forth. Originally submitte

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Cream butter, sugar, vanilla together. Add eggs, cornmeal, evaporated milk, and stir together well. Add vinegar. Pour into pie shell.
  • Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 40 minutes. Let cool.
  • Cut and top with whipped cream. You will think you have died and gone to heaven.