Peanut Butter Cup Scotcheroos are a quick and easy crowd-pleaser, perfect for summer cookouts, potlucks, and parties. A twist on classic Rice Krispie® treats, these are loaded with yummy peanut butter, chocolate, and butterscotch. Bake up a batch of these Peanut Butter Cup Scotcheroos for a neighborhood treat.
Irresistibly good, no-bake, and easy-to-make, we’re in love with these Peanut Butter Cup Scotcheroos. A peanut butter Rice Krispie® base is coated with a thick layer of chocolate butterscotch, then topped with chopped bits of peanut butter cups – a rich, sweet dessert bar that’s ready to be grabbed up by kids and adults alike. Cut them into big or small bars depending on crowd size.
This no-bake Peanut Butter Cup Scotcheroo recipe comes together with little effort, and GoodCook is here to help. You’ll need a GoodCook 3 QT Stainless Steel Saucepan for all the heating and melting, and a GoodCook Bake N Take 13×9” Pan for shaping the bars. There’s really not much more to this simple recipe, so gather your ingredients and get started!
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Peanut Butter Cup Scotcheroos
Peanut Butter, chocolate and butterscotch Rice Krispie® treats are perfect for sharing!
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
- Yield: 24
- 1 cup light corn syrup
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 6 cups Kellogg’s ® Rice Krispies ® cereal
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chip
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
- 8 oz mini peanut butter cups
Pour corn syrup and sugar into 3-qt saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until sugar dissolves and mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter. Mix well. Add cereal and stir until well coated. Press mixture into 13x9x2” pan coated with cooking spray. Set aside.
Melt chocolate and butterscotch chips together in saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly. Mix well. Spread evenly over cereal mixture. Cut mini peanut butter cups in half, sprinkle evenly over chocolate and gently press down into chocolate topping. Let cool completely before cutting.