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Chess Pie IV Recipe
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Chess Pie IV

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"This was my grandmother's recipe; it's simple and wonderful."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch pie Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in sugar. Allow mixture to cool.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Add butter mixture to eggs, beating until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract. Pour mixture into pastry shell.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 10, 2005

Pie was extremely easy to make and was demolished by my bofriend and his 14 year old within an hour

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 26, 2004

I chose this pie because I was trying to duplicate the one from Furr's. Nope- nothing like it. I wanted a butter chess pie, so this looked like it might work. It's not bad, just not what I was looking for. Too sticky sweet for me. But if that's what YOU are looking for, go for it!


13 Ratings

Aug 05, 2007

I was looking for a easy Chess Pie recipe and found this one, gave it a try and my husband loves it.

Mar 09, 2009

Exactly what I expected, easy to make, and insanely yummy. I used "Butter Flaky Pie Crust" from this site under it, and the combination is perfect.

Jan 11, 2007

This pie recipe smelled wonderful, looked wonderful but was too heavy on the egg. It was very overpowering

Feb 23, 2009

Excellent - just the chess pie my husband grew up with - 5 stars!!!

Aug 04, 2011

It was super easy to make and it had a good taste but was a little heavy on the egg taste. Might try to make it with one less egg the next time.

Dec 04, 2009

was really good the first 2 tasted like eggs


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  • Calories
  • 358 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 45.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 110 mg
  • 37%
  • Fat
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 210 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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