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Pineapple Chess Pie - The Southern Lady Cooks

Pineapple Chess Pie is one of my favorites.  This pie is delicious and so easy to prepare. It’s wonderful with coffee.  You can add your favorite toppings, such as whipped cream or ice cream.  This is a great pie to take to any picnic or potluck.  If you’re a pineapple fan, you will LOVE this dessert.    You might like to try my chocolate chess pie or regular chess pie. They are all delicious.

Pineapple chess pie will become a quick favorite.

Deep dish pie shell


White granulated sugar



Vanilla extract

Shredded Coconut (Optional)

Crushed pineapple in syrup

All-purpose flour

Notes: If you like this pie, you may want to try our chess pie and our chocolate chess pie.

Pineapple Chess Pie - The Southern Lady Cooks

Pineapple chess Pie The Southern Lady Cooks

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5 from 2 votes

Pineapple Chess Pie

This is an easy pie that is perfect for any event or gathering. It's delicious and easy to prepare.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Pie
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pineapple Chess Pie
Servings: 1 pie
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 deep dish pie shell
  • 1/2 cup or 8 tablespoons or 1 stick butter or margarine melted
  • 1 1/2 cups white granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup coconut Optional
  • 1 8 ounce can crushed pineapple in syrup undrained
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour


  • Melt butter and set aside. Beat together sugar, cornmeal, eggs and vanilla extract. Stir in butter, pineapple, coconut and flour.
  • Pour into pie crust, bake in preheated 400 degree oven for 40 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool and Enjoy!


If your pie crust starts to brown you can always cover it in foil. 


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  1. Debbie Black says:

    I can’t find any pineapple in syrup can I use a can with juice .

  2. My family loves pineapple and I had never even heard of a pineapple chess pie! I found this recipe on Pinterest. So glad I did.. it was so good! I will make this again and again!5 stars

  3. The Southern Lady says:

    I’ve always made this in a deep dish but you can give it a try!

  4. So no vinegar in this recipe? Maybe because of the pineapple? Can’t wait to try it!5 stars

  5. The Southern Lady says:

    I hope they enjoy this great pie! It’s wonderful. Have a great week!

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