Chess Pie


Original recipe makes 8 servings

 1 cup butter
 3 cups white sugar
 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
 6 eggs
 2 tablespoons cornmeal
 1/3 cup evaporated milk
 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, melt the butter, sugar and vanilla together. Mix in the eggs, then stir in the cornmeal, evaporated milk and vinegar until smooth.
  3. Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, then reduce heat to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Let cool. Cut and top servings with whipped cream. You will think you have died and gone to heaven.