Butterscotch Bars

Butterscotch Bars

These rich and chewy bars of butterscotch goodness are extra-easy to make with cake mix and butterscotch caramel topping.

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cup butterscotch caramel topping (from 17-oz jar)
box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® butter pecan cake mix
cup butter or margarine, softened
teaspoon fleur de sel sea salt or coarse sea salt, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In small bowl or 2-cup measuring cup, mix topping and 1 tablespoon of the dry cake mix. In large bowl, stir together remaining dry cake mix, the butter and egg, using fork, until crumbly. Reserve 1 cup crumb mixture. Using a piece of plastic wrap on crumb mixture, press remaining mixture in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of ungreased 9-inch square pan; remove wrap.
  2. Bake 12 minutes. Pour topping over crust to within 3/4 inch of edge. Sprinkle with reserved 1 cup crumb mixture.
  3. Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes; loosen edges of crust with knife. Cool completely, about 50 minutes. Sprinkle with coarse salt. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows. Store covered.
Makes 16 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
A plastic knife makes a clean, sharp cut for bars and brownies and is less likely to tear the crust.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 280mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 20g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.