Scotcharoos: A Wonderful Combination of Peanut Butter, Chocolate, and Butterscotch

Recipe By: WALLEYE
“Our mother made these for us as kids, and they continue to be a family favorite. A wonderful combination of peanut butter, and chocolate, and butterscotch with a crispy texture.”

Ingredients

  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups peanut butter
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips

Directions

  1. Generously butter a 9×13 inch baking pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large pot, mix together corn syrup, sugar, and peanut butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring until peanut butter melts. Bring mixture to a boil. Remove from heat, and stir in crisp rice cereal.
  3. Transfer mixture into a well buttered 9×13 inch pan. With your hands well buttered, pat it down into pan.
  4. In a medium saucepan, over medium low heat, melt chocolate chips and butterscotch chips until smooth. Spread over top of bars and let bars cool. Cut into squares.