Butterscotch Cream Pie Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: May 5, 2020 Modified: September 16, 2020
Butterscotch Cream Pie Recipe

Who can’t turn down a slice of this amazing butterscotch cream pie!

How To Make Butterscotch Cream Pie

Cream pies are definitely one of life's simplest pleasures. Indulge in this decadent butterscotch cream pie with its rich and smooth vanilla butterscotch base filled into a buttery pie crust. Finished off with a dollop of whipped topping and confectioner's sugar.

Prep: 10 mins
Cool Time: 10 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 25 mins
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  • ¼ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cup milk
  • 4 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 pie shell, 9-inch, baked
  • ¾ cup heavy cream, whipped
  • 3 tbsp confectioner's sugar


  1. In medium saucepan, combine light brown sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Gradually stir in milk, mixing until smooth.
  4. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  5. Reduce heat, cook and stir until thickened.
  6. In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks.
  7. Stir ¼ of hot mixture into yolks, mixing well.

  8. Pour back into saucepan.
  9. Bring back to boiling, stirring; Cook until thick, about 3 to 5 minutes.

  10. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla.
  11. Cool for 10 minutes, pour into shell. Chill pie.
  12. Combine whipped cream with confectioner's sugar.
  13. Dollop onto pie.
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