Butterscotch Meringue Pie

Recipe by melsmom
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 1 Pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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