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Butterscotch Coffee Recipe

Butterscotch Coffee Recipe

Five ingredients are all you'll need for this sweet sipper. Individual servings of the warm coffee creation are topped with whipped cream and fun garnishes made from melted butterscotch chips. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 cup butterscotch chips, divided
  • 8 cups hot brewed coffee
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 5 to 8 tablespoons sugar
  • Whipped cream in a can


  • 1. In a microwave, melt 1/2 cup butterscotch chips; stir until smooth. Cut a small hole in the corner of a pastry or plastic bag; insert a #4 round tip. Fill with melted chips. Pipe eight garnishes onto a waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until set, about 10 minutes.
  • 2. In a large pitcher, stir coffee and remaining butterscotch chips until chips are melted. Stir in cream and sugar. Pour into mugs. Top each serving with whipped cream and a butterscotch garnish. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 246 calories, 13g fat (11g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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DeliciouslyResourceful_Gina User ID: 4938423 91859
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

"This is a yummy drink but does taste more like coffee with flavoring than most coffee shop drinks; I tend to prefer the latter. I added more milk and liked it better!"

LatelyLisa User ID: 5581400 54672
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"Fantastic after dinner treat!! Love it!!"

mjlouk User ID: 1712085 62573
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"Felt like I was in a coffee shop! Tasted awesome!"

tnhoneypot21 User ID: 132242 125528
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2009

"I am not a coffee fan but thought this would be fun for Thanksgiving. Since I'm not a coffee drinker I think I made my coffee a little too strong, but that didn't stop me. I almost drank the entire recipe. It was so yummy. Thanks for a tasty drink."

moecie23 User ID: 3792274 134324
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2009

"Yummy, warm and just right as a dessert drink."

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