Cherry Butterscotch Bars

Cherry Butterscotch Bars

Cherry Butterscotch Bars


Makes about 3 dozen bars


2 cups plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, divided
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1/4 cup butterscotch chips, melted
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped drained maraschino cherries
1/2 cup butterscotch chips
Maraschino cherries, butterscotch chips and powdered sugar for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 13X9-inch baking pan.
  2. Combine 2 cups flour, brown sugar, butter, eggs, melted butterscotch chips, baking powder, vanilla and salt in large bowl. Beat at low speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Mix chopped cherries and remaining 1 tablespoon flour in small bowl. Stir cherries and 1/2 cup butterscotch chips into butter mixture. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  4. Bake 25 to 35 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely. Sprinkle with additional cherries, chips and powdered sugar, if desired. Cut into bars.

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