Something lovely happens to brown sugar when it gets hot and bubbly. For this pie, brown sugar combines with milk, eggs and butter and becomes a rich, gooey butterscotch. This thick, creamy filling is poured into a pie shell and baked. It 's absolutely fa
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 4 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups milk
- 2 egg yolks, beaten
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
In top of double boiler, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk. Stir and keep stirring until it thickens.
Mix in egg yolks, stir and keep cooking until it thickens.
Remove from heat, and add butter or margarine and vanilla. Keep stirring.
Pour into cooked pie crust. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 5 minutes or until brown.