Jan's Butterscotch Meringue Pie

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

This was made every year for my dad's birthday.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Filling

  • 34 cup brown sugar
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 13 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk (scalded)
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg yolks (beaten)
  • 1 12 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 8-inch baked pie shell
  • Meringue

  • 3 egg whites
  • 6 tablespoons sugar

Directions

  1. Combine sugar with flour, add hot milk gradually, stirring constantly to make a smooth mixture.
  2. Add salt and cook in top of a double boiler for 15 minutes, stirring constantly until thickened.
  3. Pour part of the hot mixture slowly onto egg yolks, stirring constantly.
  4. Pour back into double boiler, mix well, and cook not more than 3 minutes, stirring almost constantly.
  5. Add butter, stir until melted and blended.
  6. Cool.
  7. Add vanilla and blend well.
  8. Pour into baked pastry shell.
  9. Combine meringue ingredients and whip till firm and can form peaks.
  10. Cover with meringue and bake in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.

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