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Chess Pie by Minnie Pearl

You may be asking, what exactly is chess pie? We are here to tell you that it is a delicious, southern combination of sugar, butter….and more sugar and more butter.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1 tbsp cider vinegar (we used apple cider vinegar)
1 tbsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1 (8-inch) pie shell, unbaked (we used 9-inch)

Directions:

First, preheat your oven to 300 degrees.

Next, combine butter and sugar in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until very smooth.

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Stir in vinegar, vanilla, and salt. Beat to blend ingredients.

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Pour into pie shell and bake 50 minutes.

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And you’re done! Time to enjoy Minnie Pearl’s Chess Pie!

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CLICK HERE to print a recipe card (3×5). Be sure to check out our other southern recipe, Nancy Reagan’s Pumpkin Pecan Pie.

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