Lemon Chess Pie

Lemon Chess Pie
Recipe type: Desserts
  • 1 ½ -2 cups sugar
  • 2 T cornmeal
  • 1 T flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 eggs
  • cup melted butter
  • cup milk or cream
  • cup lemon juice
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 1 unbaked (9-in) pie shell
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, combine sugar, cornmeal, flour and salt; mix to blend. Add eggs, on at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in melted butter, milk, lemon juice, and peel. Blend well. Pour mixture into the unbaked pastry shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. You can also bake at 300 degrees for about 1 hour. Add more lemon juice if you like the taste. This was one of my mother’s favorites.


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