by , Updated April 8, 2017
This old fashioned buttersctoch pie is made with a meringue topping. The butterscotch pudding filling is homemade, but you can save time with a packaged pie shell.
Prep Time: 12 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes
- In a medium saucepan, heat egg yolks; add milk. In a small bowl combine 1 cup brown sugar, flour and salt; stir to blend. Add the sugar and flour mixture to the milk mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thick. Do not over cook.
- Add butter, vanilla, and 1 to 2 tablespoons brown sugar. Pour into a baked pie shell.
- Make meringue. Beat egg whites until frothy. Add sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.
- Top butterscotch pie with the meringue and bake at 325 F for 15 to 20 minutes, until browned.
Serves 8Calories per serving: 374