Grandma's Butterscotch Pie

Grandma's Butterscotch Pie

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"This is one of my favorite holiday pies. Serve with whipped cream. Yum!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 259 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 259 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 60 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 293 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In top of double boiler, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk. Stir and keep stirring until it thickens.
  2. Mix in egg yolks, stir and keep cooking until it thickens.
  3. Remove from heat, and add butter or margarine and vanilla. Keep stirring.
  4. Pour into cooked pie crust. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 5 minutes or until brown.

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Most helpful positive review

I've been spreading the word about this recipe! If you don't have a double boiler, don't worry. It will still work just fine (I used medium heat and stirred constantly!) Tastes great with whippe...

Most helpful critical review

It did have a good flavor and consistancy if it just hadn't been so sweet! None of us could finish our piece and I ended up throwing the rest away. I think 2/3 cup sugar or 3/4 cup if you like ...

I've been spreading the word about this recipe! If you don't have a double boiler, don't worry. It will still work just fine (I used medium heat and stirred constantly!) Tastes great with whippe...

I really liked this recipe. To make it even better I put whipped cream on top and then crushed a butterfinger candy bar to put on top of that. It gave it a little bit of texture and made it even...

Very good. I made the following modifactions, though: I don't have a double boiler, so I zapped it on high in the microwave-- 8 min. for the first thickening, then 2 more minutes after the egg...

Was very good! I did not use a double boiler, I just cooked it on a low setting and it did just fine. Highly recommend this recipe.

This recipe is very good, I just cooked it on the stove and stirred constantly, my mother askes me to make this for her every week.Thanks for such a wonderful recipe.

This recipe was very easy to make, with ingredients that I already had. I accidentally left out the vanilla and butter, and it was still ridiculously good. The only change I made was to put mer...

Tasted great. Made it for mother in law for her birthday (her fav). Never had it before, or even had seen one, but made it no problem. The only issue I had was I dont have an 'offical double boi...

First time I made it I used flour instead of cornstarch and it didn't work out very well. Didn't thicken. It had yummy taste but not very nice looking. I decided to try it again and use corn st...

This turned out perfect. And was very good. We didn't have any whipped cream so I served it with a light dusting of nutmeg.