This old-fashioned chess pie is sweet, buttery and delicious! A perfectly baked chess pie has a slightly crisp surface and this recipe will give you that if you watch it closely while it is baking.
1 cups granulated sugar
1 cup light brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 eggs, divided
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
1teaspoons vanilla extract
1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
Preheat oven to 350*F
In a saucepan, combine 1 cup granulated sugar, the brown sugar, milk, flour, and butter; heat, stirring, until dissolved. Cool.
Beat 3 egg yolks and 1 whole egg. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and salt. Combine with cooled mixture and blend well.
Pour filling into unbaked pie shell. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 350*.
Lower temperature to 250* to finish baking. When pie is done, it will be puffy and lightly browned across the top.