So, this is the first year I've ever heard of Chess Pie. All my life, living in the South for 32 years, never heard of it!
I bought Alton Browns book earlier this year and he had a recipe for a Chocolate Chess Pie. I had plans to make it sometime, but never got around to it.
Then, my sister-in-law told me her favorite pie was Chess Pie and I knew i had to make it for Thanksgiving so she could have it.
It is a really sweet, creamy-like custard type of pie. Very rich and very good. The way it crust on top is a little heaven in each bite!
- 2 cups of sugar
- 2tbsp flour
- 5 eggs
- 2/3 cups buttermilk
- 1/2 cup butter-melted
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 1 unbaked pie crust
- Preheat oven to 350
- In a large bowl, combine sugar and flour.
- Beat in the eggs and buttermilk until blended.
- Stir in the melted butter and vanilla.
- Pour filling into the pie crust.
- Bake for about 45 minutes until set