Easy Recipes Rating: Simple
Hands-On Time: 20 Mins
Hands-Off Time: 15 Mins
For a tray with 40 squares of this dessert, you'll need:
For the slice:
For the icing:
Preheat the oven to 360F/180C
In a roomy pot, melt the butter and brown sugar together. Stir to blend the mixture together well. Take it off the heat immediately when the butter melts.
Throw in all the other ingredients - the beaten egg, flours, and salted peanuts. Mix in
Pour into a large rectangular baking dish. I use an oven proof pyrex dish suitable for serving at the table.
Bake for 15 minutes and allow to cool before topping with the butterscotch layer.
To make the butterscotch icing:
In a pot, melt the butter and brown sugar together. Turn the heat down to low then add the confectioners/icing sugar and milk. Stir and break up the lumps. The gentle heat will help blend in the confectioners sugar.
When the slice is cool, spread the icing generously.
Chill to help the butterscotch firm.
Cut into 1 inch squares and enjoy as is or with cream and ice-cream
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This peanut butterscotch dessert is unashamedly unhealthy, very delicious and incredibly easy to make. From our collection of easy recipes, it's another one of our throw it all in the pot type yummy recipes.
I'm afraid this butterscotch slice does take more than 20 minutes from start to serve, but the hands-on time including making the butterscotch icing is only 20 minutes. This dessert recipe is so simple, you could throw it together as a mid-week treat for dessert.
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