Chess Pie

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • 1 T. corn meal
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla flavoring
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

In a large mixing bowl, cream together sugar and butter. Slowly add the cornmeal and cornstarch to this mixture. Add eggs one at a time. Add vanilla and milk last.

Pour custard into a 9 inch deep dish pie shell.

Bake for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.

Reduce heat to 350 degrees.

Bake for an additional 45 minutes.

  • Yields: 8 servings
  • Preparation Time: 1 hour
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