Butterscotch Pie

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Karen Taylor

By
@AvonGranny

When I was young my mother owned a restaurant and this was one of the delicious pies that we served.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6 - 8

Ingredients

1
baked pie shell
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
flour
1/4 tsp
salt
3
egg yolks, reserve whites
3 c
milk
1/2 stick
butter or margarine
1 tsp
vanilla extract

MERINGUE

3
egg whites
1 Tbsp
water
3 Tbsp
sugar

How to Make Butterscotch Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix brown sugar, cornstarch, flour, and salt; add one cup milk and blend together. Add remaining milk and cook over low heat until it starts to thicken.
  • 2Remove from heat and add small amount to beaten egg yolks. Add yolk mixture to pudding and return to heat. Cook until thick.
  • 3Add butter and vanilla and let cool 10 minutes. Pour into baked crust and cover with meringue.
  • 4Beat room temperature egg whites and water until foamy; add sugar and beat until stiff.
  • 5Spread meringue over pie. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Cool. Refrigerate.

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About Butterscotch Pie

Course/Dish: Pies