cross creek old country woman's butterscotch pie

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By Connie Brannen
from Live Oak, FL

Cross Creek Florida has a lot of history and the restarent is still there,I believe.Where many famous people have eaten ,way before I was even born.I have eaten there and caught some of the finest fish in the creek that is between two lakes and called Cross Creek.

serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For cross creek old country woman's butterscotch pie

  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    water
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    butter
  • 1 lg
    egg yolk
  • 2 Tbsp
    flour
  • 4 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla

How To Make cross creek old country woman's butterscotch pie

  • 1
    Put on sugar/water and butter to boil in pot.Beat egg yolk until light and add in 4 TBSP half and half that has been well whisked with the 2 TBSP flour.
  • 2
    Stir into the syrup that has been boiling for 3 minutes.Lower the heat and cook until thick.
  • 3
    Beat 2 egg whites until stiff and stir into thick mixture.Cool slightly and turn into a prebaked pie crust.Can put meringue on top=3 egg whites--1/2 tsp cream of tartar and 1 TBSP sugar whipped with a mixer until stiff peaks form,then put on pie and broil for a very few minutes until golden brown.
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