chess pie

noun

Definition of chess pie 

: a pie or tart with a filling made especially of eggs, butter, and sugar

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But the chess pies have that southern/East Texas flavor, and the blackberry is a stellar fruit pie. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "Pecan, blackberry, chocolate meringue and more: Here's the 'Pie Capital of Texas'," 23 June 2018 For dessert, there will be buttermilk chess pie, red-velvet cupcakes, berry cobbler bites and Derby pie. Alison Stanton, azcentral, "Here's where you can watch the 2018 Kentucky Derby in metro Phoenix," 1 May 2018 Customers at Batches are likely to see chocolate and citrus variations on chess pie, a kind of Southern custard pie, for example. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Dandan pastry chef opening a bakery in the Third Ward," 12 Dec. 2017 In the Southern foodscape, barbecue and chess pie and fried chicken are akin to what in ecology are known as charismatic megafauna: the big species that get the glory. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, "American Eden," 26 Nov. 2012

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First Known Use of chess pie

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chess pie

perhaps alteration of chest

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