Buttermilk Chess Pie


This simple buttermilk chess pie is an American classic.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
1 9-inch pie


  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 5 eggs

  • cup buttermilk

  • ½ cup melted butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust


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

  2. 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.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until filling is set, about 45 minutes.

Editor's Note:

Please note differences in ingredient amounts and total time when following the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

471 Calories
22g Fat
63g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 471
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 29%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 148mg 49%
Sodium 264mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 63g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 51g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 94mg 2%

* 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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