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Butterscotch Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Butterscotch Pie, by , is from GRAMS FAVORITE RECIPES, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Monday, November 5, 2007


1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups water
3 Tbsp cornstarch
2 Tbsp sugar
2 egg yolks (well beaten)
3 Tbsp butter
Pinch salt
1 tsp vanilla

Mix brown and white sugar, cornstarch and salt
Add yolks, butter and water
Cook slowly until thick, stirring constantly
Add vanilla
Pour into baked pie shell

Beat egg whites til stiff
Add 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1/4 tsp baking powder
Continue beating til stiff again
Spread on top of pie and put in 375 oven til brown
(about 5 minutes)

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One of Grandma Boots favorites to make for Papa Louie




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