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Butterscotch Sauce

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Use this butterscotch sauce on puddings, ice cream, gingerbread, or other desserts, or give as a gift.


  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Combine brown sugar, corn syrup, and margarine in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in cream and vanilla immediately. Cool; store in the refrigerator. Stir before serving over ice cream, puddings, or desserts.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups of butterscotch sauce.
This could be made up and given as gifts in hot sterile half-pint jars, with instructions to keep refrigerated and use within 2 weeks.

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 3 out of 5
Sauce was thin, Member S3016

I made the butterscotch Sauce exactly like the recipe, but it didn't thicken. We ate it anyway and my husband liked it but the flavor wasn't as good as I thought it should be. I'll search for a different recipe.

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