Easy As Pie: Treat Yourself to a Chocolate Chess Pie

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Chess pie is a classic southern dessert that combines the delicious flaky crust of a pie with a gooey texture of a custard. Add in some chocolate, and you have a nearly-perfect dessert to whip up for your sweetie (or your friends). This is my very favorite kind of pie, and as an added bonus, it’s super easy to make!
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Chocolate Chess Pie

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups white sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 eggs
1 (5 oz.) can evaporated milk
1/4 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 9-inch unbaked pie crust

Step 1:
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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Mix sugar and cocoa together.

Step 2:
20140212-ChessPie-087Beat the eggs, then add to the cocoa mixture. Next, add the milk, melted butter, and vanilla. Pour the mixture into the 9-inch unbaked pie shell and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes (or 60 minutes if you’re using a frozen crust), or until set. Let cool before slicing.

20140212-ChessPie-099Enjoy! How do you make your Valentine’s Day sweet? — by Jamie, Customer Care Advocate

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2 Comments

  1. Eliza 02/13/2014 at 12:54 pm #

    I am getting so hungry!

  2. Holland 02/23/2014 at 1:53 pm #

    Made it today! Delish, easy (as promised) and a wonderful addition to the array of desserts already present at a party.

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