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chess pie

Syllabification: chess pie

Definition of chess pie in English:

noun

A type of pie filled with a mixture of eggs, butter, and sugar, to which nuts and fruits may be added.
Example sentences
  • The aromas of chocolate-chip cookies, pound cake and lemon chess pie complete the feel-good picture.
  • This recipe is also for lemon chess pies that are stacked; then a caramel sauce is poured over the whole.
  • In any event, the dessert most of us call chess pie is a very simple custard in a pie crust.

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