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Old-Fashioned Chess Pie With Pecans


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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 eggs - 3 whole, 1 separated
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel, optional


Cream butter and sugar until light. Beat in 3 eggs and 1 egg yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in cream and vanilla. Stir in pecans and lemon peel, if using. Beat the remaining egg white until stiff peaks form then fold into filling mixture. Pour mixture into shell; bake at 350° for 45 minutes, or until set.

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