Brown Sugar Butterscotch

Brown Sugar Butterscotch Recipe

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Anna Vandenhazel


This is really yummy, I used to make it for Christmas all the time but haven't in recent years. One drawback is that the finished candy becomes sticky if it isn't kept refrigerated and then eaten as soon as possible, so I don't recommend for small children.

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makes 64 pieces
Stove Top


2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
light corn syrup
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
2 Tbsp

How to Make Brown Sugar Butterscotch


  • 1Combine all ingredients in 2-quart saucepan; mix well.
  • 2Place over medium heat and cook to 300 (hard crack stage). Stir occasionally to prevent scortching.
  • 3Remove from heat and let stand 1 minute.
  • 4Pour into well-buttered 8" square pan. When partly cooled, mark in squares with a knife.
  • 5While still warm and slightly pliable, turn out onto buttered foil.
  • 6When hardened, tap with wooden spoon to break into marked squares.

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About Brown Sugar Butterscotch

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American