BY LIFE’S LITTLE SWEETS
This Chess Pie recipe is a simple, solid, sweet pie recipe topped with confectioner’s sugar, a sprinkling of crushed sea salt. It has a distinctive yellow batter which is thickened with cornmeal.
– 2 cups granulated white sugar – 2 tablespoons yellow cornmeal – 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour – 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt – 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and room temperature – 1/4 cup half and half or heavy whipping cream, or whole milk
BLIND BAKE THE CRUST: Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Line the thawed pie crust with parchment paper, fill with pie weights or dried beans, and bake for 10-12 minutes until golden on the edges.
When it's done remove it from the oven and allow it to cool completely.