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Aunt Selma's Butterscotch Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
In Loving Memory Selma Brackney
Added: Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. medium dark brown sugar
3 heaping T. corn starch
2 large eggs, separate
Dash of salt
2 c. half and half cream
vanilla to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Mix sugar and corn starch in heavy sauce pan. Add enough milk to dampen. Ad egg yolks and mix well. Add rest of milk. Mix and cook until thick. Put in baked pie shell and top with egg whites that have been beaten with 4 T. sugar. Bake in 400 oven until brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Aunt Selma's Butterscotch Pie is my all time favorite pie... When she lived in Kentucky she would call me and tell me she had made a pie and to come and eat a piece with her.... Loved it. Sharon

 

 

 

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