Butterscotch Pie I

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Brown sugar and a few other ingredients are cooked slowly in a double boiler until thick and golden, then the mixture is poured into a baked pie crust. A meringue is whipped up and spread over this sweet, creamy filling, and the whole pie is baked until t

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake at 375 degree F (190 degrees C) until meringue peaks turn a golden brown.