Chocolate Chess Pie

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by mary winecoff

This is a traditional way of making chess pie. Every good southern cook knows you have to add some cornmeal. To be honest, I don't really know why but that's how my mother did it so I will too.

Top Review by brinklms

This was very simple to make and delicious. Thanks for sharing a great recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Combine sugar, cornmeal, cocoa, flour and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Stir to mix.
  4. Add eggs, milk, vanilla, and butter.
  5. Stir until smooth.
  6. Blend in pecans.
  7. Pour filling into unbaked crust.
  8. Place in oven and bake for l hour or until filling is set and crust is golden.
  9. If crust begins to brown too fast, lower oven to 325F and place a ring of foil over the crust.

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