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Homemade Butterscotch Sauce


Ever since I made my scottish butterscotch biscuits, I have been absolutely obsessed with butterscotch. Believe it or not, I don’t think I have ever had butterscotch before that! Now I’m hooked and want butterscotch in everything.


Since I’ve decided to make as much homemade as possible, I decided to make my own butterscotch sauce. This sauce is definetly best fresh, but can keep in the fridge for up to Moncler outlet 10-14 days. When you’re ready to use it, simply microwave in 30 second increments stirring between until the desired consistency is reached.

What a smooth, buttery, thick sauce perfect for pouring over ice cream or brownies, or just eating off the spoon.

Homemade Butterscotch, made in 10 minutes with only 3 ingredients.

This makes a small batch, only about 1 and 1/2 cups, but can easily be doubled or tripled for how ever much you need. Since I’m the only person in this house who really eats butterscotch, I don’t need much more than that sitting in the fridge.

It’s so easy to make too. Simply melt the butter and brown sugar together until smooth, and mix in some heavy cream. Simple, wonderful, and ready in less than 10 minutes!


  • 1/2 C Butter
  • 1 C Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 C Heavy Cream
  1. Melt Brown Sugar and Butter in saucepan until smooth and combined.
  2. Add Heavy cream and mix until smooth and creamy.



Want to make another DIY sauce? Try my homemade White Chocolate Peanut Butter! 

Butterscotch Cookie Biscuits

Butterscotch Biscuits from Scotland. Teatime biscuits that are more like cookies than biscuits!

These biscuits are the easiest biscuits I’ve ever made. They’re more like cookies than biscuits  and they’re made out of homemade butterscotch, flour, salt, an egg, and baking soda. You don’t need to chill dough or soften butter and they can be made in less than 30 minutes. The hardest part is waiting for the butterscotch to cool.

Scottish Butterscotch Biscuits

Brian just got back from a trip to the UK with some of his high school friends, and he brought me back some cookbooks as a souvenir. (He knows me so well!) Naturally, I had to Ray Ban outlet make something from the cookbooks, and with all the butterscotch recipes floating around the internet, these caught my eye. They’re cruncy, simple, and delicous.

Scottish Butterscotch Biscuits

We start by melting butter, sugar, and vanilla extract in a saucepan; making homemade butterscotch. Try not to eat it all while you’re making it! Once it’s all melted, remove from heat to let it cool. While it’s cooling, mix together your flour, baking soda, and salt. The reason you have to wait for the butterscotch to cool is because we’ll add an egg, and we don’t want the egg to cook. No one likes scrambled eggs in their cookies! You’ll then mix everything together, making a crumbly dough. Knead it a bit, and roll out, cut out round cookies, and bake. Simple as can be.

Butterscotch Biscuits
Adapted from Favorite Biscuit Recipes
Yields 20-24 biscuits


  • 1 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten and at room temperature
  • 1 and 1/2 C all-purpose flour* (see note about self-raising flour)
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  1. preheat oven to 350˚F. Line a baking sheet with silicone baking matt or parchment paper and set aside. 
  2. In a saucepan over medium-low heat, melt the butter, sugar and vanilla together. Remove from heat and let cool before adding the egg.
  3. Mix together the flour, salt, and soda. Make a well in the center and add the butterscotch mixture. Knead into a stiff dough. It will be dry and crumbly, but no extra moisture is needed.
  4. On a floured surface, roll out to 1/2 inch thickness and cut with a two inch cookie cutter. Place onto the cookie sheet, keeping in mind that they will spread slightly.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden. Allow to cool on the cookie sheet before transferring to a wire rack.