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Old-South Butterscotch Pie

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This deliciously rich Old-South Butterscotch Pie, is great to serve for any occasion. One of the most popular desserts ever, this Old-South Butterscotch Pie will not only impress your guests, but will entertain you as well!
Ingredients
  Dark brown sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), firmly packed
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Divided)
  Cornstarch 4 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baked pie shell 9 Inch
  Pecans 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), whipped
Directions

Combine brown sugar, salt and water in top of a double boiler.
Cook over direct heat for 5 minutes.
Blend V* cup of the milk with the cornstarch.
Add the remaining milk and combine with the brown sugar mixture.
Place over hot water and cook until thick and smooth, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Stir a small amount of the hot mixture over the beaten egg yolks and mix well; return to double boiler and cook 5 minutes longer.
Add butter and vanilla; remove from hot water and cool.
Pour into baked shell and chill well.
Before serving, sprinkle top with pecans and garnish with whipped cream.
Makes one 9-inch pic.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3001 Calories from Fat 1565

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 179 g275%

Saturated Fat 89.1 g445.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 993.8 mg331.3%

Sodium 915.1 mg38.1%

Total Carbohydrates 341 g113.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.6%

Sugars 251.3 g

Protein 32 g63.9%

Vitamin A 108.2% Vitamin C 3.2%

Calcium 76.7% Iron 17.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Old-South Butterscotch Pie Recipe