These butterscotch flavor clusters combine sweet and salty in a treat that's ideal for making up to a week ahead of serving.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
chill:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
30
Yield:
about 30 pieces
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine pretzels, marshmallows, and cashews or peanuts in a large mixing bowl; set aside. Combine sugar, half-and-half or light cream, and butter or margarine in a heavy saucepan. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add butterscotch pieces. Let stand 1 minute to soften pieces. Stir until combined. Let stand 5 minutes.

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  • Pour butterscotch mixture over pretzel mixture; stir to coat. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto baking sheets lined with parchment or waxed paper. Chill until firm. Store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator. Makes about 30 pieces.

Tips

Prepare candy and store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

88 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 3mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 13g; protein 1g; sodium 79mg.
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