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Butterscotch-Pecan Bread Pudding Recipe

Butterscotch-Pecan Bread Pudding Recipe

Bread pudding fans just might hoard this yummy butterscotch version. Toppings like whipped cream and a butterscotch drizzle make this dessert absolutely irresistible. —Lisa Varner, El Paso, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 9 cups cubed day-old white bread (about 8 slices)
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream and butterscotch ice cream topping

Directions

  • 1. Place bread, pecans and butterscotch chips in a greased 4-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, cream, brown sugar, melted butter and vanilla until blended. Pour over bread mixture; stir gently to combine.
  • 2. Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean. Serve warm with whipped cream and butterscotch topping. Yield: 8 servings.