Butterscotch Pie

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1 1/2 cups brown sugar

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon salt

4 cups milk

2 egg yolks, lightly beaten

2 tablespoons butter

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

One 9-inch pre-baked pie shell

1/4 cup butterscotch morsels, plus more for topping

Whipped Cream, recipe follows

Whipped Cream:

1 cup heavy cream

1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt. Slowly add milk, constantly stirring until it thickens.
  2. In a separate bowl temper 2 egg yolks by whisking in a small amount of hot mixture to bowl. Whisk in the eggs and add the butter and vanilla. Allow to cook for a few minutes.
  3. Pour into a dish and refrigerate, allowing to cool. When ready, fill pie shell with butterscotch mixture.
  4. Mix the butterscotch morsels into the Whipped Cream. Cover pie and garnish with more butterscotch morsels.

Whipped Cream:

  1. Using a hand mixer, whip together the heavy cream and sugar until light and fluffy.