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Butterscotch Meringue Pie

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“This is my DH and 9 year old DD favorite pie. There are other butterscotch pies posted, but none the same as this. This is not quite as sweet as most. Prep time does not include the time to make the crust.”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
1 Pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bake pie crust as directed.
  2. Cool.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F Mix flour and salt together in a small bowl.
  4. Add 2/3 cup milk and beat until smooth.
  5. Melt butter in a pot over medium heat: add brown sugar and cook until thick and fluffy.
  6. Add 1 1/2 cups milk all at once.
  7. Cook over medium heat until butterscotch dissolves.
  8. Stir a small amount into flour mixture.
  9. Add to cooked mixture in pot.
  10. Cook over medium heat until thick.
  11. Cook additional 5 minutes stirring constantly.
  12. Stir a small amount of hot mixture into beaten egg yolks.
  13. Add eggs to mixture in pot and cook stirring for 1 minute longer.
  14. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  15. Pour into baked, cooled shell.
  16. Prepare meringue and spread on filling.
  17. Bake for 5-7 minutes until meringue is lightly browned.
  18. MERINGUE: Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  19. Gradually add sugar, while beating.
  20. Pile gently onto pie filling.
  21. Bake.

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