Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups broken pretzels

  2. 1 cup tiny marshmallows

  3. 1/2 cup chopped salted cashews or peanuts

  4. 3/4 cup sugar

  5. 1/3 cup half-and-half or light cream

  6. 2 tablespoons butter or margarine

  7. 1 cup butterscotch-flavored pieces

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. 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.

  2. Pour butterscotch mixture over pretzel mixture; stir to coat. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto baking sheets lined with waxed paper. Chill until firm. Store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator. Makes about 30 pieces.

  3. Make-Ahead Tip: Prepare candy and store in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator up to 1 week.


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