Butterscotch Pie Recipe

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Audrey Published: February 2, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Butterscotch Pie

Enjoy a plate of this decadent butterscotch pie, packed with a smooth sweet filling, and topped with a golden-brown meringue, for a tastier treat!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 42 minutes
Total: 57 minutes



For Pie:

  • cupsbrown sugar,packed
  • 4tbspcornstarch
  • 3tbspall purpose flour
  • 2cupsmilk
  • 3egg yolks
  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1pie shell,(9-inch), baked

For Meringue:

  • 3egg whites
  • ½tspcream of tartar
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • 1tspvanilla extract



  1. In a double boiler, whisk together the brown sugar, flour, and cornstarch. Add just enough milk to make a paste.

  2. Mix in the beaten egg yolks to the flour mixture, and then add the remainder of the milk. Cook slowly for 30 to 45 minutes, stirring constantly. When thick, remove from heat.

  3. Add butter or margarine and vanilla. Stir constantly until well blended.

  4. When the mixture is slightly warm, pour the filling into the baked pie shell.


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

  2. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes until meringue peaks turn a golden brown.

  3. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 392.55kcal
  • Fat: 13.54g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.20g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.76g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 63.11g
  • Fiber: 0.63g
  • Sugar: 42.17g
  • Protein: 5.03g
  • Cholesterol: 68.52mg
  • Sodium: 170.90mg
  • Calcium: 103.19mg
  • Potassium: 196.07mg
  • Iron: 0.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 71.58µg
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