Butterscotch Seven Layer Bars Recipe: An Old-fashioned Cookie Recipe That Doesn't Require a Bowl by Melissa Vickers

Cookies Desserts
5 months ago
Butterscotch Seven Layer Bars Recipe: An Old-fashioned Cookie Recipe That Doesn't Require a Bowl

Butterscotch! These creamy, buttery chips can be added to just about anything that calls for chocolate chips the combination is mighty tasty eating. My mother-in-law shared this easy, delicious dessert recipe 40 plus years ago and I've made multiple batches every year since. 

Quick and easy to make, this easy seven-layer bar recipe requires only a 9x13-inch baking pan – no mixing bowls or even spoons to mess up!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: Makes about 30 bars


  • 1 stick butter (1/2 cup)


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and melt the butter in a 13x9-inch baking pan while it preheats.
  2. Add the layers in the order listed above. Spread out evenly. 
  3. Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool and cut into bars.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
What?! So easy, and so delicious! I simply can't wait to make this delightful recipe, Melissa Vickers . Love how far back it goes in your family, too. Family recipe traditions are the best. Welcome back to our contributor team. We are so happy to have you! Donna John
So simple but so good. I’m drooling 😋

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