Fabulous Butterscotch Pie Recipe

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Fabulous Butterscotch Pie

Phyllis Caplinger


I have had this recipe for years. It is by far the best butterscotch pie I have ever tasted.

★★★★★ 2 votes


4 Tbsp
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 tsp
2 c
half and half, scalded
eggs, separated
4 Tbsp
butter (do not substitute)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
6 Tbsp
9 inch baked pie crust


1In a medium sized saucepan combine the flour, brown sugar, and 1/4 tsp. of salt. Gradually stir in the scalded half and half. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until the mixture thickens and boils. Cook for 2 min. and remove from heat, stir occasionally. Cool for a few minutes. Blend a small amount of the pudding with the egg yolks, then add this back into the filling mixture. Cook for about 3 min. longer stirring constantly. Add the butter and 1/2 tsp. of vanilla and cool. Pour into baked crust. Beat the egg whites with 1/4 tsp. of salt and 1/2 tsp. vanilla until frothy. Gradually add 6 Tbls of sugar, beating after each addition. Beat until stiff peaks form. Spread on the pie and bake in a 350 degree oven for 12-15 min..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies