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Chocolate Scotcheroos
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Chocolate Scotcheroos

Chewy, crispy peanut butter bars are spread with chocolate and butterscotch for a new family favorite treat that are sinfully addictive!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Cooling time:30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, corn chex, dessert, peanut butter, scotcheroos
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 486kcal
Author: Admin


  • 1 C corn Chex
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1 C light corn syrup or see alternatives, in notes below
  • 1.5 C peanut butter
  • 1 C butterscotch chips
  • 1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Spray a large mixing bowl and a 9x13” pan with a non-stock cooking spray.
  • Add 6 cups of Chex to the mixing bowl and set aside.
  •  In a large pot on the stove, add 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of light corn syrup and mix.
  • Bring your mixture to a boil, take off of heat and mix in 1 1/2 cups of peanut butter. Immediately pour the peanut butter mixture over the Chex and quickly mix.
  • Pour into the baking pan and lightly press down into the pan evenly.
  • In a large microwave safe bowl, mix together 1 cup of butterscotch chips with 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips. Heat the chips for 4-5 minutes on 50% power, stirring every 30 seconds until melted.
  • Pour the chocolate over the Chex and spread evenly. Let the chocolate harden at room temperature and cut into bars.


If you have hesitations about corn syrup you can always use a 1:1 substitute:honeylight molassesmaple syrupagave nectar


Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 242mg | Potassium: 299mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 59g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg