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"I like making these crisp and creamy treats because they require only four ingredients," says Virginia Johnson of Mims, Florida. "It's hard to stop eating them, they're irresistible."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 4-1/2 dozen


  • 1 can (12 ounces) salted peanuts
  • 1 can (7 ounces) potato sticks
  • 3 cups butterscotch chips
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter


  • Combine peanuts and potato sticks in a bowl; set aside. In a microwave, heat butterscotch chips and peanut butter at 70% power for 1-2 minutes or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Add to peanut mixture; stir to coat evenly.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate until set, about 5 minutes. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 266 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 102mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.
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  • slmacbeth
    May 31, 2019

    Super simple, and very tasty, but also extremely sweet. Just one is more than enough.

  • dtrafton
    Jan 14, 2012

    These are wonderful in taste and so easy to make. One batch is never enough to meet demand!

  • beeker2
    Dec 27, 2011

    One of my all time favorites - easy to make and delicious. I sometimes use different chips (peanut butter and chocolate, or butterscotch and peanut butter) and add a handful of Heath chips after mixing with peanuts/potato sticks.