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Butterscotch Caramel Apple Dip

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Butterscotch Caramel Apple Dip

Butterscotch Caramel Apple Dip

Savor a taste of the season by whipping up a flavorful dip that pairs perfectly with orchard-fresh apples. Prepared with minimal ingredients, this recipe can be made in minutes and is filled with the taste of autumn.

It’s a yummy after-school snack and a delightful choice for fall gatherings. It also is ideal for making ahead. Prepare up to two days in advance and store, covered, in the fridge.

When it comes to enjoying the goodness of apples, this recipe makes it easy.


1 (8-ounce) package regular or reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup butterscotch caramel ice cream topping
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Apple wedges, for dipping
For dip, in a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, ice cream topping, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Serve with apple wedges. Makes 12 servings

Butterscotch Crispy Treats

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Butterscotch Crispy Treats

Butterscotch Crispy Treats

Embellish the time-honored recipe for marshmallow treats with the yummy flavor of butterscotch for quick to prepare snacks that are perfect for a crowd.

Ideal for children of all ages, this recipe can be made at the last minute and is an excellent choice when it comes to easy back-to-school snacks.

With full schedules for both parents and children, this crowd-pleasing recipe is a timely treat.


6 cups crisp rice cereal
1/2 cup butterscotch chips
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter
3 tablespoons instant butterscotch pudding and pie filling mix (from a 4-serving size package)
1 (10.5 ounce) package miniature marshmallows
Butter a 9×13-inch baking pan. In a large bowl, combine cereal and butterscotch chips. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat; stir in marshmallows. Cook until melted and smooth, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in pudding mix. Pour over cereal mixture. Stir until well coated. Press mixture into prepared pan. Cool completely. Cut into squares. Makes 24 squares.

Butterscotch Bars

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Butterscotch Bars

Butterscotch Bars

Fall gatherings are better than ever when they include the yummy taste of butterscotch. Easy to prepare, these seasonal goodies are perfect for any autumn get-together.

Whether it’s a fabulous finale to a crisp fall dinner or a crowd-pleasing addition to any spooky celebration, these tasty morsels are ideal for picking up and nibbling. Both children and adults will delight in the old-fashioned goodness of a butterscotch-flavored treat.

Now this is a delicious way to savor a taste of autumn.


1 (16.5 ounce) package plain yellow cake mix
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
3 tablespoons milk
1 egg

1/4 cup butterscotch cook-and-serve pudding and pie filling mix
1/2 cup half-and-half or fat-free half-and-half
3/4 cup butterscotch chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. For crust, in a large bowl, combine cake mix, flour, butter, milk, and egg. Press two-thirds of mixture into a 9×13-inch baking pan. Bake 8 minutes. Meanwhile, for filling, in a medium glass microwave-safe bowl, combine pudding mix and half-and-half. Microwave on HIGH until mixture boils, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, stirring once halfway through. Add butterscotch chips; stir until chips have almost melted. Spread butterscotch mixture over hot crust; sprinkle with the remaining crust mixture. Bake until filling is bubbly and crust is golden, 15 to 18 minutes. Cool completely. Cut into bars. Makes 32 bars.

Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding

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Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding

Butterscotch Pumpkin Pudding

When it comes to ending the grand Thanksgiving feast, there’s nothing more pleasing than pumpkin. While traditional pumpkin pie is always welcome, there still is room for another sweet treat made with the tasty combination of pumpkin and butterscotch.

Just right for hectic households, this recipe makes good use of packaged butterscotch pudding mix. By simply embellishing the mix with pumpkin and a few pantry staples, a pleasing dessert can be ready to serve in no time. And it can be prepared up to one day in advance and stored, covered, in the fridge. Store larger portions in bigger custard cups like these Anchor Hocking Oval Custard Cups or store smaller portions in these Custard Cups.

Whether you make one or a few batches, this comforting pudding will be a delightful addition to your cornucopia of treasured family recipes. From my family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving.


1 (4-serving size) package butterscotch cook-and-serve pudding and pie filling mix
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, plus more for sprinkling (optional)
2 cups milk
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup 100 percent pure pumpkin
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Whipped cream (optional)
In a medium saucepan, combine pudding mix, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, 4 to 6 minutes, stirring continuously. Remove from heat. Add butter, pumpkin, and vanilla; whisk until smooth. Divide among 4 custard cups. Cover surface of pudding with plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkling of cinnamon, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Thanks to Anchor Hocking for providing serveware

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