Lemon Chess Pie

Lemon adds a refreshing zip to the traditional chess pie.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. yellow cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¼ cup milk
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pastry shell (9"), unbaked

Directions

  • Heat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, butter, and sugar until smooth.
  • Add the cornmeal, flour, vanilla, milk, and lemon juice. Whisk until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into the pastry crust and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until the filling is set and the top is golden brown. Let cool to room temperature before serving.