This 15-minute DIY version of a soda-shop favorite puts the butter back in butterscotch. Just add toasted pecans or smoked almonds for a killer sundae.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan combine brown sugar and cornstarch. Stir in half-and-half; add all but 7 tablespoons butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly (mixture may look curdled). Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon butter and vanilla.

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Tips

Chill leftovers, covered for up to 1 week. Reheat if desired. Place any leftovers in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on 100% (high) power for 30 to 45 seconds or until just warm, stirring once.

Nutrition Facts

114 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 21mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 12g; mono fat 2g; sugars 11g; protein 1g; vitamin a 231IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 0.8mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 55mg; potassium 36mg; calcium 26mg; iron 0.1mg.
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