New this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Grandma's Butterscotch Pie

dschecht

"This is one of my favorite holiday pies. Serve with whipped cream. Yum!"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.

Ingredients

1 h servings 259 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pie)

On Sale

What's on sale near you.

or

Sort stores by

We're showing stores near
{{city}}
Update Location
(uses your location)



  • offer photo
offer photo

May we suggest

ADVERTISEMENT

Directions

{{model.addEditText}} Print
  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. In top of double boiler, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture starts to thicken, about 20 minutes.
  2. Whisk in egg yolks; continue to cook and stir until filling is thickened.
  3. While pudding mixture is cooking, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. Remove filling from heat, and stir in butter and vanilla.
  5. Pour filling into prepared pie crust. Bake in preheated oven until top begins to brown, about 5 minutes.

Footnotes

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 259 calories; 8.9 g fat; 41.5 g carbohydrates; 3.4 g protein; 60 mg cholesterol; 293 mg sodium. Full nutrition

Similar recipes

Reviews

Read all reviews 78
  1. 96 Ratings

  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
Most helpful positive review

I've been spreading the word about this recipe! If you don't have a double boiler, don't worry. It will still work just fine (I used medium heat and stirred constantly!) Tastes great with whippe...

Most helpful critical review

It did have a good flavor and consistancy if it just hadn't been so sweet! None of us could finish our piece and I ended up throwing the rest away. I think 2/3 cup sugar or 3/4 cup if you like ...

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive
Newest

I've been spreading the word about this recipe! If you don't have a double boiler, don't worry. It will still work just fine (I used medium heat and stirred constantly!) Tastes great with whippe...

I really liked this recipe. To make it even better I put whipped cream on top and then crushed a butterfinger candy bar to put on top of that. It gave it a little bit of texture and made it even...

Very good. I made the following modifactions, though: I don't have a double boiler, so I zapped it on high in the microwave-- 8 min. for the first thickening, then 2 more minutes after the egg...

This recipe was very easy to make, with ingredients that I already had. I accidentally left out the vanilla and butter, and it was still ridiculously good. The only change I made was to put mer...

Was very good! I did not use a double boiler, I just cooked it on a low setting and it did just fine. Highly recommend this recipe.

Tasted great. Made it for mother in law for her birthday (her fav). Never had it before, or even had seen one, but made it no problem. The only issue I had was I dont have an 'offical double boi...

This recipe is very good, I just cooked it on the stove and stirred constantly, my mother askes me to make this for her every week.Thanks for such a wonderful recipe.

It did have a good flavor and consistancy if it just hadn't been so sweet! None of us could finish our piece and I ended up throwing the rest away. I think 2/3 cup sugar or 3/4 cup if you like ...

First time I made it I used flour instead of cornstarch and it didn't work out very well. Didn't thicken. It had yummy taste but not very nice looking. I decided to try it again and use corn st...