Butterscotch Pie


3/4 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup flour or 3 tbsp cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 cups milk

3 slightly beaten egg yolks

2 tablespoon butter

1 teaspoonp vanilla

1 (9-inch) baked pastry shell

Meringue (see recipe below)



In saucepan, combine sugar, flour, and salt.

Gradually stir in milk.

Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils.

Cook 2 minutes longer and remove from heat.

Stir small amount of hot mixture into yolks and return to hot mixture.

Cook and stir 2 minutes.

Remove from heat.

Add butter and vanilla.

Cool to room temperature.

Pour into pastry shell.

Seal pie filling with meringue (recipe below).

Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes



Meringue Ingredients

3 egg whites

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 teaspoons cream of tartar

6 tablespoonssugar


Meringue Directions

Beat the egg whites with the vanilla cream of tartar until soft peaks form.

Gradually add sugar, beating to stiff peaks.

Spread over pie filling, sealing the pastry.

Bake at 350 degrees about 12-15 minutes.

Cool pie before serving.