Butterscotch Pie I

Butterscotch Pie I

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"A sweet, creamy pie, it is great with coffee."

Ingredients

servings 435 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 435 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 73g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 89 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 203 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. In a double boiler, whisk together the brown sugar, flour, and cornstarch. Add just enough milk to make a paste. Mix in beaten egg yolks, and then add the remainder of the milk. Cook slowly, stirring constantly; when thick, remove from heat. Add butter or margarine and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour the filling into the baked pie shell.
  2. In medium mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Beat in cream of tarter, white sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread meringue over pie filling.
  3. Bake at 375 degree F (190 degrees C) until meringue peaks turn a golden brown.

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This was my first attempt at a cream pie, and I flopped. I only cooked the butterscotch mixture until it began to thicken, thinking that it would thicken even more as it baked in the oven. Wro...

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I'm not sure what happened, but after cooking this for nearly TWO HOURS, it still had not thickened. I added more cornstarch, which made it taste grainy - so don't try that. I poured it into th...

This was my first attempt at a cream pie, and I flopped. I only cooked the butterscotch mixture until it began to thicken, thinking that it would thicken even more as it baked in the oven. Wro...

My family and I rate this recipe a 10! My grandmother used to make an awesome Butterscotch Pie & for years I've been looking for a recipe just like hers. This recipe is perfect and tastes just...

Delicious! A beautiful butterscotch pudding makes for a rich, tasty pie. I didn't cook the custard quite long enough....make sure you cook it until it's really thick.

I have finally found a butterscotch pie recipe that I love. Very easy to make. I used less sugar in the filling and meringue. It turned out lovely.

Great recipe Debbie! I have a tried and true recipe for Butterscotch Pie, passed down from my great-grandmother but I wanted to try this one because it uses cornstarch (mine uses lots of flour)....

My mother makes herself a butterscotch cream pie every year for her birthday and this last year I decided to do it for her. She was so impressed with the way this turned out. She has always us...

I'm not sure what happened, but after cooking this for nearly TWO HOURS, it still had not thickened. I added more cornstarch, which made it taste grainy - so don't try that. I poured it into th...

Excellent, cooked the filling in the microwave and it was ready in no time! Be sure and whisk frequently. Not overly sweet as some of the other recipes here.

This recipe is apparantly not for the novice. It was my first attempt at a butterscotch pie and I wasn't sure just how thick this was supposed to be cooked before filling the pie shell. This r...