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Butterscotch Bar Recipe


How to make a delicious Butterscotch Bars

Easy and simple Butterscotch Bar Recipe. A perfect and delicious butterscotch with cashews, these bars are so moist, chewy and taste like caramel with a brownie like texture. A delicious and timeless butterscotch bar you want to eat anytime of the day. Often serve as an afternoon snacks with icy cold soft drink or a cup of coffee. Another popular and best seller Filipino pasalubong treat, a well-loved balik-bayan pasalubong.

Slices : 12-16

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Butterscotch Bars Ingredients:

  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown or wash sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • ¾ cup chopped cashew nuts or any nuts available

Cooking Procedure:

  • In a small saucepan, mix together the butter and brown sugar. Heat over low heat and mix until butter has just melted. Let it cool completely before adding the egg. When it’s cooled add the egg into the mixture and whisk thoroughly until well combined.

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  • Add in sifted all-purpose flour with baking powder to the batter then mix and add the vanilla. Fold in ½ cup chopped cashew nuts or any nuts you desired.

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  • Pour the batter into a lined 8″x 8″ pan or a brownie pan and evenly spread the mixture. Sprinkle the remaining cashew nuts on top. Bake in a preheated oven at 350F for about 20-30 minutes. Fire off, transfer on a wire rack and cool completely before cutting into your desired size.

This bar is not only smells and looks good but also tastes good. 

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Serve butterscotch and enjoy or if you want to save some  just wrap in a colored cellophane and store in a cookie jar. You can also place in paper cups and arrange in a fancy box for sharing.
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Got this recipe from food.com and since I love cashews, I add more nuts my bars were too crumbly and chewy and I love it! Butterscotch with cashews overload yumminess!!!

About pingskie

Hello, I'm Ping Joven welcome to Pinoy Desserts the home of Filipino Dessert Recipes, I love sweets and I love to share my goodies with my family and friends. I’ve spent so much time in our kitchen even though I don’t have formal cooking education, but I cook and bake a lot. I have a large collection of cookbooks. I love watching Foodnetwork Channel & YouTube cooking videos it helps me develop my skills. To my fellow home cooks and home-bakers we should keep doing what we love and enjoy being creative in the kitchen. I also love taking photos of my food but, I’m not a good photographer, so I just hope and pray that my food will make you hungry, so you won’t notice my bad composition LOL. And lastly, please have mercy on my poor writing skills, English subject has always giving me a headache and as I compose this bio I can feel a migraine starts to kick in LOL. Thanks for visiting, have a nice day and may the blessings chase you today!


  1. I have never had one of these, they sound very interesting. Maybe I will try this for Christmas, a new treat. I wonder how well these travel in the mail?

  2. Yey! and this one i will make next week! my sister made this last year but im not sure where she got her recipe but for me i will definitely use your recipe!

  3. sherry ann gole cruz

    this is can be a wonderful gift for christmas

  4. My family would definitely love this! Thanks for the recipe!

  5. Christy Salvador

    Good day! Thanks for the recipe. Is there any procedure how to maintain the thickness of the bar.

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