Handle the Heat’s Monthly Baking Challenge

This month’s challenge recipe is for Butterscotch Pie! All of the details and rules are below.

Butterscotch Pie


$75 Amazon.com gift card
$75 Amazon.com gift card

How It Works

Follow these steps to participate in the challenge:

To Participate:

Make a batch of Butterscotch Pie.

How and Where to Share:

Take a photo and share before October 31st 11:59pm MST. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO.

There’s also TWO BONUS entries:

1) Leave a star recipe review + comment on the recipe post using the same name and email address.

2) Receive an automatic bonus entry if you’ve participated in any previous baking challenge before using the widget. You must be logged into the widget to receive this bonus.

How to Win:

Every person who submits a photo following those directions will be entered into a random giveaway to win one of two $75 Amazon.com gift cards.

the details…

Your photos may be put on display to share with my entire audience – that’s hundreds of thousands of people! Winner will be notified and must reply with Amazon account email address. If there’s no response within 2 business days a new winner will be chosen. This prize is available to anyone in the world who can shop with Amazon. I will buy your gift card from your country’s Amazon website in the current market value equivalent to U.S. dollars. Official Terms & Conditions are in the entry submission widget just below.

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About the Recipe

Butterscotch Pie


Tip One: I would highly recommend reading the recipe through once or twice before you actually get started making the filling. It’s not hard, promise, but there are a few different components involved. You make a caramel / butterscotch sauce then make pudding which involves tempering eggs. There are more baking tips in the recipe post.

Tip Two: This recipe uses BISCOFF cookies to make an absolutely delightful crust. You can find them at Target, Walmart, Kroger, Trader Joe’s, World Market, etc. If you can’t find them or don’t want to use Biscoff, you can easily replace it with 250 grams of any other crispy cookie. That’s 17 graham crackers (when I say graham cracker, I mean the full rectangle). Vanilla wafers or gingersnaps would also be fun options!

Tip Three: Make sure to use a pie dish that isn’t too shallow otherwise you’ll have leftover filling. Which isn’t the worst thing in the world, but you want a nice tall satisfying pie. I used this OXO Glass Pie Plate. You could also serve this in individual mason jars for a cute alternative!


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My name is Tessa and I’m the creator of Handle the Heat. I’m also a professionally trained chef and cookbook author who’s obsessed with all things sweet, carb-y, and homemade. You can learn more about me here.


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