Butterscotch Squares

Patty Ward


This is an old Mennonite recipe.
Hails from Iowa!

These sound really good. I love all things butterscotch!

Have not tried these yet. But I will!
Picture is not mine.



★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 18-20 squares
10 Min
30 Min


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    pre-heat oven to 350 d/f.
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    1/2 cup butter, melted
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    1 1/2 cups brown sugar
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    1 large egg
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    1 cup flour, sifted
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    1 tsp baking powder
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    1/4 tsp salt
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    1/2 cup chopped nuts (your choice)
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    1 tsp vanilla

How to Make Butterscotch Squares


  1. Melt butter and blend with sugar. Add egg and beat vigorously. Sift flour. Add baking powder and salt.
    Sift flour again. Add dry ingredients to egg and sugar mixture and mix together well. Add chopped nuts and vanilla.
  2. Spread dough in a greased pan 8 X 8 inches.
    Bake at 350 d/f for 30 minutes.
    Cut into bars while warm.
    Makes 18-20 squares.

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