Furrs Cafeteria Butter Chess Pie Clone

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

A rich buttery and decadent dessert made famous at Furrs Cafateria in Texas. While the original is a trade secret, a former employee of Furrs experimented after watching the chef make it. she says this came close enogh to the original for her. Since she worked there and had this almost every day i'll take her word for it. Enjoy :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar as if for cake.
  2. Add egg yokes and the one white and beat untill foamy; add water and vanilla, again beating until well mixed.
  3. Pour this into a 9 inch unbaked pie shell and bake at 350 for anywhere from 35 to 1 hour. Test with clean knife. When it comes out clean(no custard clinging to it), the pie is done.
Most Helpful

Great taste. However it was TERRIBLY greasy. I think the cornmeal flour and buttermilk from other recipes tends to absorb some of the butter and make it a more enjoyable desert.

Melissa J. October 08, 2013

This pie did not taste like any Furr's I've been to here in Dallas. I did not enjoy this pie.

Mochahontas1984 December 13, 2012

The best pie and so easy to make!! love it!!

beckylee1964 December 03, 2011