Recipes and Cooking Scotcheroos With this scotcheroos recipe in your arsenal, you'll always have a party-perfect dessert. Scotcheroo bars are best-love treat and likely to be the first dessert devoured from the party table. By Hannah Agran Hannah Agran Instagram Hannah has worked at magazines for nearly two decades, most recently as executive editor of Midwest Living, where she oversees about food, travel, home, garden and culture. An award-winning writer and editor, she helms all of the magazine's food and recipe content and has collaborated with dozens of chefs and cookbook authors. She has also served as the magazine's deputy editor, senior food editor, and assistant travel editor. Since 2002, she has written, produced, and edited hundreds of stories for print and digital magazines. Additionally, she develops original recipes for Midwest Living and other brands, such as Better Homes & Gardens. Her culinary passions are vegetable-forward cooking and baking and exploring flavors from around the globe. A lifelong traveler and avid home cook, Hannah has translated those passions into an award-winning career. She has written about foraging for ramps and tapping maple trees with James Beard-recognized chefs, baking challah in rural Minnesota, trekking to a secret diner in northern Wisconsin, making vodka from grapes in Michigan, and searching for shipwrecks in Lake Huron. Hannah graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University with a Bachelor of Arts in American studies and minors in journalism, Spanish and art history. She held internships at Cincinnati Magazine and The Atlantic. She has also completed a University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival workshop. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 19, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 25 mins Stand Time: 2 hrs Total Time: 2 hrs 25 mins Servings: 24 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup light-color corn syrup ½ cup creamy peanut butter 6 crisp rice cereal 1 11-12 ounce bag semisweet chocolate chips 1 11-12 ounce bag butterscotch-flavored chips Directions Line a 13x9x2 in baking pan with parchment paper, letting the parchment extend up the 13-inch sides of the pan. In a 4-qt saucepan combine sugar and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in peanut butter until mixture is smooth and thoroughly combined. Add cereal to peanut butter mixture and stir until cereal is well-coated. Transfer mixture to prepared baking pan, spreading evenly. Use the back of a spoon to make to surface as smooth as possible. Combine chocolate and butterscotch chips in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high 30 seconds; stir. Microwave 30 seconds more; stir again. Continue cooking in 30-second intervals until mixture is melted and smooth. Pour over cereal mixture in pan, spreading evenly. Let stand 2 hours or until firm. (Or chill for 30 minutes.) Use parchment to lift the bars out of the pan. Use a sharp knife to cut into 2-inch square bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months. Bring to room temperature before serving. Dera Burreson Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 262 Calories 10g Fat 42g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 24 Calories 262 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Sodium 81mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 42g 15% Total Sugars 28g Protein 2g Vitamin C 3mg 15% Calcium 22mg 2% Iron 2mg 11% Potassium 54mg 1% Folate, total 41.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.