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These delicious treats combine the crispy crunch of crisped rice with the sweet hit from syrup and the slightly salty tang from the smooth peanut butter.

Just don’t eat them all at once!



Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 9
Calories 599 kcal


  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup light or dark
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 cup puffed rice cerial
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips


  • Line an 8” x 8” pan with parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Heat granulated sugar and corn syrup in a large, heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring continually, until mixture comes to a rolling boil.
    Scotcheroos - Combine ingredients
  • Stir in peanut butter and remove from heat. Set aside.
    Scotcheroos - Add peanut butter
  • Add Rice Krispies to a large bowl. Pour peanut butter mixture over the cereal and mix to combine.
    Scotcheroos - Add peanut butter mix to rice
  • Spread the Rice Krispies mixture evenly in the prepared baking pan. Set aside.
    Scotcheroos - Spead mix
  • In the microwave, melt the chocolate and butterscotch chips in a large glass bowl (or two separate bowls, if preferred). Heat for 1 minute and then stir. Then, heat in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until the chips are completely melted.
    Scotcheroos - Combine butterscotch and chocolate
  • Pour chocolate-butterscotch mixture over the cereal mixture in the baking pan and spread out evenly. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until chocolate hardens.
    Scotcheroos - Add chocolate mix to rice mix
  • Remove from refrigerator and slice into 9 sections before serving. Enjoy!


Baking Notes:
To prevent lumps when melting the butterscotch chips, melt them in a separate bowl.
For a thicker chocolate-butterscotch topping, double the amount chocolate chips and butterscotch chips.

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Calories: 599kcalCarbohydrates: 95gProtein: 9gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 232mgPotassium: 315mgFiber: 3gSugar: 76gVitamin A: 29IUCalcium: 32mgIron: 2mg
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