Chess Pie

Recipe Ingredients

1 (9-inch) pie shell, unbaked

1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

3 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch of salt

3/4 tablespoon vinegar


Prepare unbaked pie shell. Mix butter and sugar and simmer slowly, stirring, for 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and let cool slightly, stirring constantly.

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well. Add vanilla extract, salt and vinegar; mix well.

Pour filling into pie shell and bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes; reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake for 20 to 30 minutes. Shake pie gently. It is done when center quivers slightly.

Notes: Do not try to double recipe. Pie keeps well in the refrigerator overnight. Can freeze and reheat. Pie may be cut in slivers for finger desserts.

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