Scotcheroos is my ultimate favorite summer dessert to take to picnics and potlucks. Like the No-Bake Oatmeal Cookies, this dessert is fast and easy to prepare and does not require an oven! Even children could make this dessert (with maybe a little bit of supervision.) Just mix the rice krispie mixture together, press it into a pan, and spread the chocolate mixture over the krispie layer.
These bars are easy to cut into squares and easy to hold without needing any silverware. My kids love them, and they are just a slight addiction for me. I purposefully don’t make them unless we are going to an occasion where they can be shared–or I will eat way more than any single person should ever digest! You will want to make this dessert a few hours before needing them so that the top chocolate layer can get firm. (Or you can just stick it in the refrigerator for half of an hour if you procrastinate–not that I’m speaking from experience or anything :)).
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup corn syrup
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 6 cups rice krispies
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
Combine sugar, corn syrup, and peanut butter in a 3 quart saucepan.
Heat over moderate heat until mixture begins to bubble.
Remove from heat.
Add Rice Krispies.
Press into a 9 x 13" pan.
Melt chocolate chips and butterscotch chips in a small saucepan.
Spread over the krispie treats.
Cool until firm.