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Butterscotch M&M Bars

butterscotch mm bars on a plate

 

Last night we went to my son’s first grade musical, Dinostars.  He played a Pterodactyl, and had a speaking part.  He did a great job!  All the kids did a great job, they were all so cute dressed up like dinosaurs, singing their songs. Amazing how grown up he is getting.  He turns 7 next month.  While he was at school yesterday, I went out and bought him a new pair of shoes.  They were the same size as mine!  Seriously?!  My 6 year old has the same size feet as me?  I am really not sure how I feel about this.

butterscotch mm bars on a plate

Despite how big he is getting, I can still win him over with treats .  Hopefully that will never change.  He was a big fan of these bars.  He doesn’t always like white chocolate, but he did in here!  I had seen these White Chocolate M&M’s all over the place, I just had pick up a bag, and try them myself.  My husband loves butterscotch, so I thought I would mix the two together.  He loved these Blondies I made, but I wanted the butterscotch flavor to go all throughout, instead of just chips.  So I melted the chips down, and stirred it into the batter.  Brilliant!  I am seeing this technique working out well with other recipes too.

butterscotch mm bars on a plate

Yield: 16

Butterscotch M&M Bars

butterscotch mm bars on a plate

Butterscotch flavored blondies with white chocolate M&M's

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, , melted (or Melt)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup butterscotch chips, , melted
  • 1 cup White Chocolate M&M's

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare 8×8 pan.
  2. Blend butter and brown sugar together until smooth.
  3. Stir in egg and vanilla.
  4. Mix in the melted butterscotch.
  5. Add flour and salt, mix until combined.
  6. Fold in the M&M's.
  7. Pour into prepared pan, and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  8. Cool completely before serving.

Nutrition Information

Yield

16

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 238Total Fat 12gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 30mgSodium 107mgCarbohydrates 30gFiber 0gSugar 24gProtein 2g

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kita

Monday 9th of April 2012

If he is anything like my BF as he grows, treats from his mom will always win! These bars look sooo yummy - they would win anyone - any size shoe over :D

Magic of Spice

Wednesday 4th of April 2012

It is amazing how big they get and so fast! These delightful treats would win me over as well :)

Marsha @ The Harried Cook

Sunday 1st of April 2012

oooh..these sound yummy! Love the idea and I think I would LOVE this! My little girl can have a piece or two, but I think I'll save most of it for myself... Thanks! :D

Sandra's Easy Cooking

Sunday 1st of April 2012

Awesome idea, and very creative recipe!!! Great for any kid!!!!

Emily @ Life on Food

Sunday 1st of April 2012

I don't even know what a Pterodactyl is? Maybe I need to go back to school. I don't know when my shoe size was the same as my mom's but it lasted only about 6 months. I was always jealous of friends who could share shoes with their moms. I suppose your son has now yearnings to share your shoes.

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