25 Delicious And Mouthwatering Butterscotch Desserts

Butterscotch has stolen the hearts of millions of people around the world. Whether it is store bought or homemade, the stuff is incredible. 

Butterscotch Desserts

What’s better is that you can use this ingredient to make a wide array of desserts. From cakes and delights to pies, cookies, and even fudge! There are no limitations to butterscotch, and we aren’t mad about it. 

If you want to find out about some of our favorite butterscotch recipes, just keep reading! Don’t blame us if you’re drooling all over your phone by the end of it… these are just way too good to pass up. You’ll see!

1. Apple Butterscotch Crisp

This apple butterscotch crisp is better than you could ever imagine. It’s crispy, it’s got apple, and it’s simply delectable. Pair this delight with some ice cream or thick whipping cream, and you know you’re in for a good time. 

2. No-Bake Butterscotch Coconut Cookies

If you love cookies, but don’t want to actually have to bake then, this recipe will be perfect for you

These no-bake butterscotch coconut cookies are simply to die for, and they’re impossible not to love. Unless you just don’t like butterscotch. But if that’s the case, what are you even doing here? 

3. Homemade Butterscotch Pudding

A simple butterscotch pudding is all you want sometimes! But you know what’s better than going out and buying it?

That’s right – making it yourself. This homemade butterscotch pudding will be everything you want and so much more. Just try it and let us know how it goes!

4. Butterscotch Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is a classic dessert that so many people love. But what if you want to level it up a little? You can!

This butterscotch rice pudding will turn this dish up to a 12 out of 10 in moments, and the whole family is going to fall in love. You can go wrong with this kind of thing.

5. Traditional Butterscotch Fudge

Do you love fudge? Do your friends love fudge? Then why don’t you make some fudge!

This traditional butterscotch fudge is so easy to make and prepare, and it’s going to go down a treat. Everyone will be asking you for the recipe, and that’s a warning.

6. Butterscotch Pie with Walnut-Bacon Toffee

You can’t have any kind of dessert list like this and not include a pie or two! This butterscotch pie with walnut-bacon toffee might sound like a weird combination to an uneducated tongue, but it really works. Just try it, and you’ll know what we mean.

7. Butterscotch Delight

This delightful four-layer dessert will become the new favorite dish at any event.

It has layers of graham cracker crust, pudding, cream cheese, whipped cream, and the all-important butterscotch topping! Oh, and don’t forget about the chocolate shavings on the top, either! It’s to die for.

8. Butterscotch-Glazed Coffee Shortbread Bars

If you love shortbread, but want to spice it up a little, this is the recipe for you. This butterscotch-glazed coffee shortbread bar recipe will without a doubt be something the family will love.

They’re great for any event, too, so don’t blame us if you get too popular!

9. Bourbon and Butterscotch Pudding

Take your night a little more interesting with this bourbon and butterscotch pudding.

It’s easy to make and so delicious, it should be a crime. Remember to keep it out of reach of little hands – we know it’s tempting for kinds, but this is a grown up-only dessert!

10. Butterscotch Pie with Whiskey Caramel Sauce

Oh, look at that! Another boozy butterscotch dessert that you won’t be able to get enough of.

This butterscotch pie with whiskey caramel sauce is something special, and it really isn’t hard to see why. All you need is one mouthful, and you will be converted forever.

11. Loaded Butterscotch Cheesecake

If you don’t like cheesecake, then we can’t be friends. Unless this loaded butterscotch cheesecake manages to change your mind, that is. It’s beyond decadent, and every flavor in this recipe creates the miracle that is this.

12. Double Butterscotch Cookies

We’ve already had one cookie recipe, but you can never have enough. As such, we feel that it’s up to us to introduce you to this delightful double butterscotch cookie. It will make you happy, even if it’s for a few minutes. Lucky there’s more!

13. Butterscotch Blondies

Take a look at these badass butterscotch blondies! They’re soft, they’re chewy, they’re full of butterscotch! You’ll love this, and it makes no sense if you don’t. That’s a “you” problem.

14. Sweet Corn Ice Cream with Butterscotch

Hear us out – this is actually delicious. It combines some flavors you might initially turn your nose up at, but you’ll want to keep making it when you try it!

Serve this to your guests without telling them what it is to get a good reaction. If they aren’t allergic to any of the ingredients, that is.

15. Butterscotch Sandwich Cookies

We’ve had two butterscotch cookie recipes so far, so let us introduce you to this butterscotch sandwich cookie recipe!

It’s unbelievably delicious, and you can add things to turn it into something that everyone is going to love. It’s making us drool just thinking about it.

16. Upside-Down Butterscotch Apple Sour Cream Cake

This upside-down butterscotch apple sour cake tastes just as good as it sounds. It’s easy to make, and it’s guaranteed to be a popular option. You won’t be able to get enough of it! 

17. Butterscotch-Toffee Cheesecake Bars

This butterscotch-toffee cheesecake bar recipe is the dessert you never knew you needed in your life.

You can use a regular cheesecake bar recipe and just add in some homemade (or store bought we guess) to turn it into this! You will love it, no questions asked. 

18. No-Bake Butterscotch Pie

A no-bake recipe just makes everything better, and that’s a fact. This is a dessert that might just become a new favorite in the household, and for good reason. You won’t be able to get enough of it, either. Just look at it!

19. The Ultimate Butterscotch Cake

As the name suggests, this is the ultimate butterscotch cake. It’s almost too delicious to comprehend. It goes without saying that you will love this.

20. Aunt Ruth’s Famous Butterscotch Cheesecake

You know that a recipe with a name in it is going to be good! This is certainly the case for Aunt Ruth’s famous butterscotch cheesecake. We aren’t sure who Aunt Ruth is, but we love her.

21. Butterscotch Graham Cracker Cheesecake Bars

Just read the title. That should be more than enough to convince you to make this genius and delightful creation.

22. 3-Ingredients Butterscotch Fudge

It can’t get any easier than a 3-ingredient butterscotch fudge recipe, right? This dessert is so tasty and easy to make. You can’t go wrong.

23. Rich Butterscotch Mousse Pie

It’s so fluffy! If you love mousse and butterscotch, you really can’t go wrong with this wonderful dessert. It’s easy to make, and it will be a favorite at any event.

24. Butterscotch Pecan Tart with Scotch-Spiked Whipped Cream

Time to make a tart! This butterscotch pecan tart with scotch-spiked whipped cream is another boozy option that you will fall in love with upon first taste. Bring this to an event, and you will be the new favorite. 

25. Butterscotch-Bourbon Lava Cake

Okay, clearly we love our boozy desserts. Of course, you can make a child-friendly version of this, but it definitely won’t have the same oomph. At least you will get to enjoy this one, right?

Final Thoughts

There you have it! There are plenty of delicious and mouthwatering butterscotch recipes to try out. Some are super easy, while others require a little more work!

However, no matter which option you decide to go with, the results will be something that you will absolutely fall in love with. 

If you really want to level up your dishes, make your own butterscotch! There are lots of great recipes to follow online, or you can just check out our favorite (right here!). You’re going to love what you get. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

What Does Butterscotch Go Well With? 

As butterscotch is a warm and comforting flavor, it will go well with similar things! Pair it with flavors like waffles, apples, vanilla, clove, cinnamon, or dark rum to have the best experience possible. 

Is Butterscotch Healthy?

Butterscotch isn’t necessarily healthy, but it does provide some nutritional benefits to the body. It also helps to improve the immune system and digestion. This doesn’t mean that you should indulge in it all the time, though! 

What Is Real Butterscotch Made Of?

Butterscotch is made by combining sugar, heavy whipping cream, vanilla extract, and salt. Some recipes will also call for butter and a few other ingredients, too. You can make your own butterscotch by following this recipe

Does Butterscotch Pair Well With Chocolate? 

Yes! Butterscotch and chocolate are a match made in heaven. After trying this combination once, we can guarantee that you will be hooked.

What Is The Difference Between Caramel And Butterscotch?

Caramel and butterscotch are similar. However, butterscotch is made using brown sugar. Both are made with heavy cream, but caramel typically includes butter while butterscotch doesn’t. The cooking method is also slightly different. 

What Doesn’t Pair Well With Butterscotch? 

For the most part, butterscotch won’t pair very well with refreshing flavors like mint, but there might be exceptions! It also doesn’t usually do well with uncooked fruit. Again, however, there will be exceptions to this rule, as we’re sure you will find out with some experimenting!

Can You Pair Butterscotch With Fruit?

Yes! However, it pairs the best with fruit that has been cooked – especially apples and pears. 

25 Delicious And Mouthwatering Butterscotch Desserts

25 Delicious And Mouthwatering Butterscotch Desserts

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Read this article to find out 25 of our favorite butterscotch desserts that you will immediately fall in love with. There’s no going back once you try it!

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