butterscotch pie photo


  • 9-inch pie crust
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 tablespoon corn starch
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1-2/3 cup. whole milk
  • 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • whipped cream


Melt brown sugar and butter together in a heavy skillet over low heat. Stir constantly until the mixture boils for 2 minutes. Add 1 cup boiling water. Stir until sugar mixture dissolves. Set aside.

In a saucepan, combine corn starch, flour, salt, milk and white sugar. Add brown sugar mixture to saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat for 1 minute. Add beaten egg yolks and boil for 1 minute more, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and add vanilla. Pour into pie crust. Let cool slightly then cover with whipped cream and refrigerate until set.