Chess Squares Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group,


 Butter6 Tablespoon, softened
 Powdered sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 All purpose flour1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Sugar1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Yellow cornmeal1 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 Tablespoon
 Distilled white vinegar1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3701 Calories from Fat 1596

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 181 g278.9%

Saturated Fat 108.9 g544.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1069.9 mg

Sodium 242.2 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 483 g161.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22%

Sugars 343.6 g

Protein 39 g77.6%

Vitamin A 115.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 15.9% Iron 61.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2) Crust : In an electric mixer, beat the butter until soft and fluffy.
3) Beat in the sugar, then flour until the mixture is crumbly.
4) In a 9-inch square baking pan, press the dough into the bottom.
5) Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
6) Filling : In an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
7) Then mix in the cornmeal, vanilla extract, vinegar and eggs until the mixture is thoroughly blended.
8) Spoon the filling over the crust.
9) Bake in the oven for another 20 to 25 minutes until the filling is almost set.
10) Remove from the oven and allow to cool on a wire rack.

11) Slice into Chess Squares and serve on a platter.