Lemon Chess Pie

Lemon Chess Pie is a good, old-fashioned, never-fail pie.

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine sugar, flour, cornmeal and salt. Add the melted butter, lemon rind, lemon juice and milk; mix well.
  3. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Pour into an unbaked 9-inch pie shell. Bake for 50 minutes.
  4. Makes one pie.

Note: For a pie crust, we suggest the standard pie pastry, butter pastry, or the Butter & Lard Pie Pastry. This recipe appeared in an article Three Lemon Pies.

Ready in: 1 Hr 5 Min

Recipe editor Patricia Mitchell