Butterscotch Popcorn Bars Recipe

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Butterscotch Popcorn Bars Recipe

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"Dotted with peanuts and raisins, these chewy squares are easy to mix up on the stovetop when I know the grandchildren are on the way," writes Carol Stone of Waverly, Tennessee.
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts unsalted popped popcorn
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, peanuts and raisins. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Stir in the marshmallows and chips until melted and smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture and stir until evenly coated. Immediately pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan and press down evenly. Cool before cutting. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Butterscotch Popcorn Bars in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p62

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 132 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 2 quarts unsalted popped popcorn
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  1. In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, peanuts and raisins. In a large saucepan over low heat, melt butter. Stir in the marshmallows and chips until melted and smooth. Pour over popcorn mixture and stir until evenly coated. Immediately pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan and press down evenly. Cool before cutting. Yield: 3 dozen.
Originally published as Butterscotch Popcorn Bars in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p62

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clairemott User ID: 3486019 25024
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2009

"These bars are really good and very sweet. Perfect for kids. I used two bags of microwave popcorn, honey roasted peanuts and the microwave (three minutes on high). I think this is a great base recipe to experiment with different chips,nuts, and maybe some unsweetened cereals."

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