Cassies Old Fashioned Butterscotch Pie

Cassie *


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 pies
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Cassies Old Fashioned Butterscotch Pie


  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!

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About Cassies Old Fashioned Butterscotch Pie

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

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