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Lemon Chess Pie- an old-fashioned dessert that's super easy to make from basic ingredients.
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3.5 from 2 votes

Lemon Chess Pie

Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 1 (9-inch) pie
Calories 378kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • grated lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 9-inch pie shell (uncooked)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Whisk together sugar, flour, and cornmeal in a large bowl.
  • Add eggs, melted butter, milk, lemon rind, lemon juice, and salt and whisk well.
  • Pour into pie shell.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees and bake for another 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Pie will still be failry jiggly but will firm up as it cools.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 378kcal