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The Easiest Butterscotch Pie

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"The yummiest butterscotch pie ever! You can use chocolate or vanilla, or just about any pudding you choose!"

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Original recipe makes 1 9-inch pie Change Servings
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    30 mins

    2 hrs 30 mins


  1. In a large bowl, mix pudding mix and milk according to package directions. Fold half of the whipped topping into pudding. Pour mixture into graham cracker crust. Spread remaining whipped topping on top of pudding layer. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours before serving.
  2. Serve cold with a drizzle of butterscotch topping over top of pie. If desired, sprinkle butterscotch chips on top as well.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 29, 2008

This was a good starter recipe. The first time I made it, I followed the recipe exactly (with the exception of the butterscotch ice cream topping, which I didn't have on hand), and it was good. The second time, I made two small altertions that I felt really livened it up. First, I added a heaping spoonful of peanut butter (didn't measure--just do it to your tastes) to the pudding mix. And second, I added a layer of hot fudge topping (about 2/3 of an 11.75 ounce jar) on top of the pudding (between that and the whipped cream). The combination of the buttescotch, PB and chocolate was awesome! Very easy to make, and everyone loved it.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 26, 2011

This was not worth my time. I have a couple of complaints. The first being that it was impossible to spread the remaining cool whip on top of the bottom layer, which was just too soft to spread anything on. The second was, my 'pie' was in the fridge for about two hours, and didn't firm up one bit. This is essentially a matter of putting pudding in a pie crust. I'm not giving up though, I have a couple more butterscotch pies in my recipe box.


13 Ratings

Sep 28, 2004

I have been looking for an easy great tasting butterscotch pie and i have found it. I made it last night and after sitting in refrigerator for 1 hour, the pie is almost gone. My husband and 2 teenage daughters gobbled it up. I baked the prepared graham cracker crust for 6 minutes in the oven and used the cheapest whipped topping. EXCELLENT..this will be a family favorite

Dec 06, 2005

Went over so well!

Jun 14, 2010

I made this today and thought it was very good for something so quick. I've eaten 2 pieces and it hasn't even been in the refrigerator for an hour.

Feb 16, 2007

I made this for my boyfriend who loves butterscotch and he was in heaven! I accidentally bought fat free pudding mix, but you wouldn't know it, it was so good!

Dec 09, 2010

I was looking for a way to use (get rid of) my graham cracker crust and this was so easy and wonderful. I think next time I will wait until the pudding sets up before I attempt to spread the cool whip on top, I was not talented enough to do it with out making a mess!

Oct 10, 2014

this recipe is SUPER awesome! i make it for every occasion. i do fold a TINY bit of whip topping to the pudding before I pour into the graham crust....and i follow the rest of the recipe. Its great and everybody loves it. If I use Lemon pudding..I add a tsp of lemon zest to the pudding mix as well as I sprinkle a little on top of the topping...for a little color and zingg. HA!!!YUM!


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  • Calories
  • 305 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 40.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 385 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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