Butterscotch Pie I


A sweet, creamy pie, it is great with coffee.

1 9-inch pie


  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar

  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 3 egg yolks

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked

  • 3 egg whites

  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. In a double boiler, whisk together the brown sugar, flour, and cornstarch. Add just enough milk to make a paste. Mix in beaten egg yolks, and then add the remainder of the milk. Cook slowly, stirring constantly; when thick, remove from heat. Add butter or margarine and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour the filling into the baked pie shell.

  2. In medium mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff. Beat in cream of tarter, white sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread meringue over pie filling.

  3. Bake at 375 degree F (190 degrees C) until meringue peaks turn a golden brown.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

435 Calories
14g Fat
73g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 435
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 203mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 27%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 56g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 118mg 9%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 226mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.