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Bake the Book: Malted Chess Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis 4 comments

This is a simple chess pie with a double dose of malt in the filling, thanks to malt syrup and malt powder. An optional malt-flavored whipped cream topping is suggested, which is a great idea if you plan to eat this pie solo. More

Malted Chess Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

This is a simple chess pie with a double dose of malt in the filling, thanks to malt syrup and malt powder. An optional malt-flavored whipped cream topping is suggested, which is a great idea if you plan to eat this pie solo. More

Bake the Book: Chai Chess Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

For those of you who prefer to eat their drinks instead of sip them, First Prize Pies has come up with Chai Chess Pie, a sweetly spiced pie that relies on the complex flavors of cardamom, cloves, and tea leaves. More

Chai Chess Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 3 comments

Strikingly dark and delicious, this sweet and spicy First Prize pie uses the complex flavors of chai tea to flavor an otherwise simple chess pie. A plain crust serves to highlight the filling, and big fat dollops of fresh whipped cream are encouraged. More

Holiday Baking: Rum-Raisin Chess Pie

Sweets María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

Chess pie, a classic Southern dessert, gets tipsy with rum-poached raisins. More

Rum-Raisin Chess Pie

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

Chess pie, a classic Southern dessert, gets tipsy with rum-poached raisins. More

Bake the Book: Cranberry Chess Pie

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

For those of you who can't get enough cranberries at Thanksgiving dinner, we've got a recipe that mixes them with buttermilk and orange zest, turning out a balanced pie with sweet and sour elements. More

Hoosier Mama's Cranberry Chess Pie

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis 1 comment

Tart and creamy with a hit of citrus, Cranberry Chess Pie from The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie uses buttermilk and orange zest to take the typecast cranberry from sidekick to star. More

Bake the Book: Chess Pie with Blackened Pineapple Salsa

Sweets Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

Chess Pie is rumored to get its name from the chests it would be stored in while waiting for company to arrive. According to that legend, over time, "chest" became "chess". Regardless of where the name came from, it is undoubtedly a true Southern classic. Smoke & Pickles: Recipes and Stories from a new Southern Kitchen dirties it up with a blackened pineapple salsa. More

Chess Pie with Blackened Pineapple Salsa

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

As sweet as it is classic, "sugary as hell" Chess Pie from Smoke & Pickles gets amped up by blackened chunks of fried pineapple. More

Pie of the Week: Rosewater Lime Transparent Pie

Sweets Sarah Baird 7 comments

The Kentucky regional favorite, Transparent Pie, gets a twist with the addition of rose and lime. More

Pie of the Week: Meyer Lemon Chess Pie

Sweets Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

The humble Chess Pie gets a seasonal update with floral Meyer lemons. More

Meyer Lemon Chess Pie

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 6 comments

The humble Chess Pie gets a seasonal update with floral Meyer lemons. More

Pie of the Week: Chess Pie

Sweets Lauren Weisenthal 9 comments

If you've got a super, ooey, gooey, sticky sweet tooth, then this classic pie from the South is for you. More

Chess Pie

Serious Eats Lauren Weisenthal 1 comment

This is a great, basic recipe for Chess Pie, the gooey, sweet Southern classic. The filling is a rich custard that's sweeter than most, balanced just slightly with the addition of white vinegar. A small amount of flour and cornmeal create a very thin, crispy caramelized crust over the top. More

Cook the Book: Sweet Tea Lemon Chess Pie

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 4 comments

Updating this classic in a uniquely Southern way is this Sweet Tea Lemon Chess Pie from Mississippi chef and author Martha Foose. For The Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook she's spun the classic chess pie filling with an ingenious combination of lemon and sweet tea. Adding these two simple components give the plain pie a refreshingly sweet quality, reminiscent of a cool glass of sweet tea on a humid afternoon. More

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