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Butterscotch Popcorn Bars

"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.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    3 dozen


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


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

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  • clairemott
    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.