Lemon Delight Chess Pie
Serving Size: 6/8
|1||prepared pastry for 9-inch pie plate|
|6 tablespoons||butter, melted|
|1 2/3 cups||sugar|
|2 tablespoons||lemon peel, grated|
|1/4 cups||lemon juice|
- Preheat oven to 450°F. Unfold pie pastry and gently ease into pie plate. Flute pastry around edge of pie plate. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugar and eggs until smooth. Add cornmeal, lemon peel, lemon juice and vanilla. Beat until thoroughly blended.
- Pour into pie shell and bake for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F and continue to bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, or about 30-40 minutes.
- Cool on wire rack at room temperature for no more than two hours. Serve at room temperature or chilled. Refrigerate leftovers in covered containers.