This is a simple chess pie with a double dose of malt in the filling, thanks to malt syrup and malt powder. An optional malt-flavored whipped cream topping is suggested, which is a great idea if you plan to eat this pie solo.
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If you've got a super, ooey, gooey, sticky sweet tooth, then this classic pie from the South is for you.