Bill Clinton's Lemon Chess Pie


Bill Clinton's favorite pie!!!

1 9-inch pie


  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell

  • 2 cups white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • 5 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal

  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons lemon zest


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together sugar and butter or margarine until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and milk. Add flour, cornmeal, lemon juice, and lemon rind. Mix until smooth. Pour mixture into pastry shell.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, until set in center.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

446 Calories
20g Fat
62g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 446
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 149mg 50%
Sodium 241mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 53g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 7mg 33%
Calcium 63mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 126mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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