Chocolate Chess Pie

The ingredients for this easy Chocolate Chess Pie are a staple in most pantries which makes it a go-to pie for holidays or anytime.

Author: Jennifer Fishkind
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 slices
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4.5 from 18 votes


  • 1 - ¾ cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder
  • 4 eggs (beaten)
  • 1/2 cup butter ((1 stick), melted)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 unbaked pie crust


  1. Preheat oven 325 degrees.
  2. With an electric mixer on low, combine the sugar, flour, cornmeal, cocoa powder, and salt.
  3. Slowly add in the eggs, buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla.
  4. Blend well.
  5. Pour into prebaked pie shell.
  6. Bake in 325-degree oven for 55-60 minutes.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 430kcal
Fat: 20g
Saturated fat: 10g
Cholesterol: 113mg
Sodium: 309mg
Potassium: 120mg
Carbohydrates: 59g
Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 44g
Protein: 5g
Vitamin A: 500%
Calcium: 40%
Iron: 1.4%
Keyword: easy dessert, Southern Cooking
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