MOTHER'S BUTTERSCOTCH PIE

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Found another old recipe in my mother's cookbook. This brings back a lot of childhood memories. I can still see this pie sitting on Mother's kitchen table just waiting to be eaten! Today's butterscotch flavor can't hold a candle to it!
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Rating:
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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
40 Min

Ingredients

1
9" baked pie shell
6 Tbsp
butter
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 c
boiling water
3 Tbsp
corn starch
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 2/3 c
milk
3
egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 tsp
vanilla
whipped topping

How to Make MOTHER'S BUTTERSCOTCH PIE

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a heavy skillet melt the butter. When golden, add the brown sugar; boil until foamy. Stir in the boiling water.
  • 2In a saucepan, mix together corn starch, flour, salt and milk. Stir in the brown sugar mixture. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly. Let boil 1 minute.
  • 3Remove from heat; stir half of it into 3 slightly beaten egg yolks. Then blend egg mixture back into the hot mixture; let boil 1 minute longer. Stir in the vanilla. Cool slightly.
  • 4Pour filling into cooled baked pie shell. Serve immediately with whipping topping or refrigerate before serving later.

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About MOTHER'S BUTTERSCOTCH PIE

Course/Dish: Pies, Puddings