Chess Pie Recipes

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Chess Pie

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This is a very old Southern recipe. It's a very sweet, rich pie which cannot be described as anything but marvelous. This is not my personal recipe but was passed to me by my grandmother and from her grandmother and so on and so forth.

Chocolate Chess Pie

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A southern recipe for a rich chocolate pie with pecans. Passed down from my Mother and Grandmother.

Highway Cafe Chess Pie

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I obtained this recipe 40-years ago from the cook at the Highway Cafe in Scappoose, Oregon. I have never found its equal. Whenever I serve it, I am always asked for the recipe.

Chess Pie III

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This recipe was used by my grandmother and passed to me in a box of old papers when she died. It is very rich, not for those counting calories.

Chocolate Chess Pie II

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This is so easy and absolutely delicious!

Buttermilk Chess Pie

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This simple buttermilk custard pie is an American classic.

Bill Clinton's Lemon Chess Pie

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Bill Clinton's favorite pie!!!

Brown Sugar Pie I

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Brown sugar pie is a basic pie from Quebec, Canada. In French, it is Tarte au Sucre Brun. Delicious!!

Pineapple Coconut Chess Pie

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A delicious chess pie with the tropical flavors of pineapple and coconut.

Pecan-Coconut-Chess Pie

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This recipe combines the best of three Southern pies--coconut, pecan and chess. This is a pie that carries well and sells well at bake sales!!!

Beth's Chess Pie

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This is a very old recipe that I got from a friend. This version of the classic sweet, rich Chess Pie includes evaporated milk and crunchy cornmeal.

Cheryl's Lemon Chess Pie

A true Southern favorite, this is a wonderful chess pie with the tart taste of lemon. My great grandmother gave me this recipe and I make it every year for the holidays. This pie must be refrigerated.

Inspiration and Ideas

Pineapple-Coconut Chess Pie

"I made this for a summer BBQ and every crumb was eaten!" – trixie

Buttermilk Chess Pie

"This simple buttermilk custard pie is an American classic." – Krystina

Southern Pecan Pie II

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I received this recipe from my friend Joyce three years ago, she in turn got it from a elderly southern lady. It is a real classic Southern style pecan pie and is very pretty too!