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Pap's Chess Pie

Pap's Chess Pie

This sweet custard pie is a special southern recipe!

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25 min
Prep Time
1 hr 25 min
Total Time



Single-crust unbaked 9-inch pie pastry


3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs, beaten

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 teaspoons cornmeal

1/4 teaspoon salt

4 teaspoons Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream

1 teaspoon vanilla


Land O Lakes® Heavy Whipping Cream, whipped, if desired

Pecan halves, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Place pastry into 9-inch pie pan. Crimp or flute edge of pastry; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all filling ingredients in bowl. Stir until well mixed.

  4. STEP 4

    Pour filling into prepared pastry. Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Top each serving with whipped cream, if desired. Garnish with pecan halves, if desired.

Nutrition (1 serving)

450 Calories
26 Fat (g)
155 Cholesterol (mg)
380 Sodium (mg)
49 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
5 Protein (g)
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