Lemon Chess Pie I Recipe

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Combine eggs, sugar, cornmeal, melted butter, milk, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Mix until sugar is dissolved, but do not beat. Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.
  3. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and continue to bake until set, about 45 minutes more. Serve at room temperature.