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prep:
20 mins
bake:
40 mins at 375°
Servings:
10
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Marvelous Chess Pie

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  • Prepare Pastry for Single-Crust Pie. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to form a 12-inch circle. Ease into a 9-inch pie plate, being careful not to stretch pastry. Trim pastry to 1/2 inch beyond edge of pie plate. Fold under extra pastry. Crimp edge. Set aside.

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  • For filling, in a large bowl, beat eggs until combined. Beat in corn syrup, granulated sugar, brown sugar, flour, vanilla, and salt. Beat in melted butter.

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  • Place the unbaked pastry shell on an oven rack. Carefully pour filling into the pastry shell. To prevent overbrowning, cover the edge of the pie with foil.

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  • Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes more or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.

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  • Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate within 2 hours. Cover and store in the refrigerator. Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Marvelous Chess Pie)

446 calories; total fat 19g; cholesterol 131mg; sodium 316mg; carbohydrates 67g.

Pastry for Single-Crust Pie

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  • In a mixing bowl, stir together all-purpose flour and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in shortening until pieces are pea size. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of cold water over part of the mixture; gently toss with a fork. Push moistened dough to the side of the bowl. Repeat moistening dough, using 1 tablespoon cold water at a time, until all the dough is moistened (4 to 5 tablespoons cold water total). Form dough into a ball.

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