Cassies Old Fashioned Butterscotch Pie

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Yum! This old fashioned pie was one of my favorites as a child...it takes some patience thickening with lots of stirring, but is so worth it...hope you enjoy!


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Serves:

2 pies

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 c
unsalted butter
1 1/2 c
packed, brown sugar
4 c
water
1/2 c
flour
1 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
milk
2
egg yolks, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 - 9
inch pie crusts, baked

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar. Cook over medium heat; until lightly golden. Add the water; cook for 10 minutes; stirring often.
2
In a medium bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt.
In another saucepan, heat milk just until warm/ hot, not boiling. Swiftly, whisk the egg yolks into the warm milk.
Now, mix the warm milk into the flour mixture and add this to the brown sugar / butter mixture. Stirring constantly over medium heat. Cook until thickened, anywhere from 20 - 35 minutes.

Once thick enough, remove from burner and stir in the vanilla.

Pour into prepared pie crusts.

Refrigerate 2 - 3 hours. Can serve with whipped cream.
3
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American