Rich Butterscotch Squares

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by michEgan

Another great and tasty square I got from a friend.

Top Review by Chef Preload

This was excellent! Very rich! Used the butter pecan cake mix and added just a touch of butter flavoring for even more richness. This is a repeater for sure!! Thank you MichEgan!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) package butter pecan cake mix or 1 (18 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 12 cup softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 (12 ounce) package butterscotch chips
  • 1 (12 ounce) containerready to spread pecan cake frosting
  • 2 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 12 cup chopped pecans, if desired


  1. Beat the cake mix, butter and the egg at low speed until blended.
  2. Press in the bottom of an ungreased 9x13 pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees 15 to 20 minutes or till golden.
  4. cool.
  5. Heat the marshmallows, chips, and the frosting over low heat, stirring constantly until melted.
  6. Stir in cereal, spread over the baked layer.
  7. Sprinkle with the chopped nuts.
  8. press LIGHTLY.
  9. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  10. Enjoy!

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