"I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately, instead of at three o'clock in the morning."--John Barrymore

Coconut Butterscotch Pie Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Coconut Butterscotch Pie, by , is from Gladys' Recipes: and other Hansen Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Megan Tamminga
Added: Thursday, November 9, 2006


1 c. Brown Sugar
7 tbsp. Cornstarch
1/2 tsp. Salt
3 c. Milk
1/2 c. Sugar
3 tbsp. Butter
1/4 c. Water
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 c. Moist Coconut
1 baked 9 " Pie Shell
6 tbsp. Sugar

1. Mix thoroughly brown sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Then stir
in 1/2 c. milk.
2. Scald remaining 2-1/2 c. milk.
3. Melt 1/2 c. sugar in a heavy skillet until it turns a light amber
color, stirring constantly.
4. Remove from heat and stir in butter.
5. Add water cautiously as it splatters. Return to heat and stir
until sugar is dissolved. Add to scalded milk.
6. Gradually stir in cornstarch mixture and cook, stiriing
constantly until thick.
7. Add well beaten egg yolks and cook about 1 minute more.
8. Stir in vanilla and 1/ c. coconut and pour filling into baked
pie shell.
9. Make a meringue of the egg whites and 6 tbsp. sugar.
Heap meringue over the top of pie, sprinkle with remaining
coconut, and bake in 300 oven until delicately browned.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Gladys' note: I got this recipe from my first landlord after we were
married. That was in 1940.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!