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Chess Pies and Custard Pies

A variety of chess pies and custard pies, including buttermilk pie and chocolate chess pie.

Buttermilk Pie
Nutmeg flavors this delicious buttermilk pie. This pie is similar in taster to a custard pie, but with the added flavor and richness of the buttermilk.

Old-Fashioned Chess Pie Recipe With Eggs and Milk
Old fashioned chess pie recipe, made with brown sugar, white sugar, eggs, milk, butter, and a little flour.

Buttermilk Pie Recipe
A buttermilk pie recipe with a meringue topping.

Pineapple Chess Pie Recipe
A recipe for pineapple chess pie. Pineapple chess pie from our forum.

Double Chocolate Chess Pie Recipe
A chocolate chess pie recipe, shared by Sandy. A double chocolate chess pie recipe with creme de cacao liqueur.

Shoo-fly Pie Recipe
This old-fashioned shoo-fly pie is made with a molasses filling and a crumbly brown sugar topping. I used sorghum molasses in the pie pictured, but regular molasses can be used, or use part molasses and part cane syrup or golden syrup.

Buttermilk Cheese Pie Recipe - Chess Pie With Vanilla and Eggs
A buttermilk chess pie, made with a little cornmeal, eggs, buttermilk, and sugar and vanilla. Chess pie recipe with eggs.

Chess Pie Recipe - Polka Dot Chess Pie
Chess pie recipe includes raisins and chopped nuts. A polka dot chess pie recipe.

Classic Custard Pie with Nutmeg
This classic egg custard pie is sprinkled with a little nutmeg before baking. Use a purchased pie crust or use a homemade pastry.  Use fresh grated nutmeg if possible.

Oatmeal Pie Recipe - Old Fashioned Oatmeal Pie Recipe
This oatmeal pie is made with oatmeal, corn syrup, eggs, brown sugar, butter, vanilla and a pie crust.

Chess Pie from the Smokies
This chess pie recipe is made with brown sugar and a little cornmeal.

Chocolate Chess Pie
This version comes from Kentucky.

Double Chocolate Chess Pie
This rich pie recipe was shared by Sandy.

Coconut Chess Pie
This variation is from a Mississippi cookbook.

Chess Tarts
The filling is baked in pastry-lined tart tins.

Pineapple Chess Pie
Shared by SandyH.

Easy Custard Pie Recipe
An easy no-crust custard pie, made with eggs and evaporated milk.

Sybil's Buttermilk Pie
From the Junior League of Jackson, MS.

Janet's Chess Pie
This recipe comes from an old Southern cookbook.

Lemon Chess Pie
Lemon juice and zest add flavor to Phyllis Harper's version.

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