I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Butterscotch Pie

This is such a good pie that is different from the normal pie.   Easy to make.   You can buy a graham cracker crust and whip cream if you don't want to take the time to make it.

(serves 8)

*1 1/2 cups finely ground graham crackers
*1/3 cup granulated sugar
*6 tablespoons butter, melted
*1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
*1 cup light brown sugar, packed
*4 tablespoons cornstarch
*1/2 teaspoon salt
*1/2 cup heavy cream
*1 1/2  cups whole milk
*2 eggs yolk, beaten
*1 tablespoon butter
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*1 cup heavy cream
*1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
*1 tablespoon powdered sugar
*1 butter finger candy bar, crushed

~Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
~Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, cinnamon & butter together.
~Press into a 9 inch pie plate.
~Bake for 2 minutes.
~Remove from oven.
~In a double boiler, over medium heat, mix brown sugar, cornstarch, salt, 1/2 cup heavy cream & milk together, stirring until mixture thickens.
~Mix in egg yolks, and keep stirring until it thickens.
~Remove from heat, and add 1 teaspoon vanilla & butter, stir until well mixed.
~Pour into pie crust.
~Bake for 5 minutes or util golden brown.
~Remove from oven and cool completely.
~In a large bowl, whip 1 cup heavy cream until stiff peaks are just about to form.
~Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla & powdered sugar.
~Spread whip cream over top of pie.
~Sprinkle butter finger crumbs over top of whip cream.

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