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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  • 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.


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

Nutrition Facts

88 calories; 4 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 3 mg cholesterol; 79 mg sodium. 13 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 1 g protein;