Brown Sugar Chess Pie

Brown Sugar Chess Pie

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Brown Sugar Chess Pie

Brown Sugar Chess Pie recipe.

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Brown Sugar Chess Pie

Brown Sugar Chess Pie

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Course Pies
Cuisine American
Keyword Brown Sugar Chess Pie, Food recipe, pies
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 6 mins


  • 2 Cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon cornstarch
  • 4 Eggs, room temperature
  • 3 Tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/3 Cup unsalted butter (melted and cooled)
  • 1 partially baked 9 inch pie shell


Step 1

  • Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.  Combine brown sugar and corn starch in large bowl and mix, pressing out any lumps.

Step 2

  • Beat in eggs, one at a time.  Stir in cream, lemon juice and vanilla.  Blend in melted butter. 

Step 3

  • Pour filling into pie shell.  Bake until puffed and brown.  50 to 60 minutes.

Step 4

  • Cool to room temperature before serving.  Filling will thicken, fall somewhat and acquire jelly like texture as it cools.  Serves 6 to 8
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