Pumpkin Tart or Pumpkin Chess Pie? Why not a Pumpkin Chess Pie Tart!

Pumpkin Tart or Pumpkin Chess Pie? Why not a Pumpkin Chess Pie Tart!

“So what’s a chess pie?” asks pretty much anyone I know who grew up north of the Mason-Dixon line when confronted with the particular dessert. Granted I’m not a true southern boy (St. Louis, Missouri definitely has some culturally southern aspects to it, but not really the true south if you ask me). But immediately after college, working a dead-end job at a non-profit art gallery, I was introduced to the wonders of chess pies by a coworker of mine. It quickly became an obsession. This can only be the explanation of how I found myself inspired to make a pumpkin tart in the form of a pumpkin chess pie for Thanksgiving this year instead of the regular old pumpkin pie. Pumpkin Chess Pie Tart FTW! ( Jump directly to the recipe. )

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