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Butterscotch Walnut Pie

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Butterscotch and walnuts are a perfect blend in this amazing recipe

Photo by:The California Walnut Board

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6 / 8 Servings
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

PIE CRUST

1/2 c
butter
3 Tbsp
sugar
1
egg yolk
1 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
walnuts, chopped

BUTTERSCOTCH FILLING

1
envelope unflavered gelatin
1/4 c
cold water
1 pkg
( 6 oz) butterscotch morsels
3 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
milk
3
egg yolks
4
egg whites
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
1/2 tsp
rum flavoring
1/4 c
sugar

Step-By-Step

1Pie Crust:
Preheat oven to 375 F
Soften butter with sugar and egg yolk just until blended.
Add flour, mix just until dough forms
2Place 1/4 cup of dough into a small pan for crumb topping
Press mixture evenly over bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie plate.
Flute.
Bake crumbs at 375 F 10 to 12 minutes: crust 12 to 15 minutes
Cool
3Butterscotch Filling;
Soften gelatin in cold water: disolve over boiling water.
Stir in morsels and cream cheese
Remove from heat
4Add milk, egg yolks, walnuts, and rum flavoring; beat well
Chill until very thick but not set.
5Beat egg whites until soft mounds form
Add sugar gradually; beat until stiff
Fold into butterscotch mixture
6Spoon filling into crust
Sprinkle with crumbs and walnuts

Chill at least 2 hours

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy