Mom's Chess Pie

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
2 eggs
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon cornmeal
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon whiskey
pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie

Instructions

This recipe is from Andrea White’s mother, Fredia Hankins, who lives in Muncie. Andrea has entered Chess Pie in many competitions and always places with her mom’s recipe.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, cream the sugar and butter and blend in the eggs. Add the milk, flour, cornmeal, salt, vanilla, vinegar, and whiskey, blending well after each addition. Line a 9-inch pie plate with the pastry. Pour the filling into the crust. Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F and bake for about 30 minutes more, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.

Cooking & Recipes

Yield: 

8 servings

Credit: 

Andrea White, Indianapolis, Indiana Indiana State Fair, Indi

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I AM SURE IT WOULD BE WORTH A

I AM SURE IT WOULD BE WORTH A TRY. My daughter loved trying new recipes and then adjusting ingredients to make the recipe her own. That is why I have always loved being in the kitchen also the challenge of working with what little there might be in th cupboard and the reward of creating a new family favorite.

What kind of whiskey? The

What kind of whiskey? The only thing I have on hand is Crown Royal, will that work? I love Chess Pie but have never made it, just might try this out.

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