Favorite Butterscotch Candy Recipes

The distinctive taste of caramelized sugar and butter shine in these butterscotch recipes. Some of these recipes feature homemade butterscotch, while others call for butterscotch chips or hard candy. They're perfect for the butterscotch lover in your life!

  • 01 of 05

    Butterscotch Chews

    butterscotch chews

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    Butterscotch chews are made with brown sugar and butter to produce a rich, chewy candy that has the classic taste of butterscotch with a firm caramel texture. These are even more decadent when dipped in dark chocolate.

  • 02 of 05

    Butterscotch Haystacks

    Butterscotch haystacks

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    Butterscotch haystacks are crunchy candies featuring the great taste of toasted coconut and smooth butterscotch chips. Finish them with a drizzle of chocolate to add a finished look and delicious semi-sweet flavor.

  • 03 of 05

    Butterscotch Drops

    Butterscotch drops

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    This recipe for butterscotch drops produces a hard candy that has the classic butterscotch taste. If you don't want to make the candy into drops, you can pour it into a greased 9x9 pan and break it into small pieces once it is set.

  • 04 of 05

    Potato Chip Butterscotch Clusters

    Potato Chip Clusters

    The Spruce / Elizabeth LaBau

    Sweet and salty flavors collide in these easy potato chip clusters. Butterscotch chips hold together a delicious mix of potato chip pieces, peanuts, and dried cranberries

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  • 05 of 05

    Butterscotch Chow Mein Drops

    Haystacks Candy With Chow Mein Noodles

    The Spruce

    These fast drop candies get their crunch from fried chow mein noodles and their sweet nutty taste from butterscotch chips mixed with a generous dollop of peanut butter.