Butterscotch Tam O'Shanters

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by International R, Mar 1, 2004.

  1. Butterscotch Tam O'Shanters

    submitted by rcoen from Tipperary, Ireland

    St. Patrick's Day recipes coming around!

    2 cups sugar 1 cup (packed) light brown sugar
    1/2 cup water
    2/4 cup light corn syrup 1 tsp vinegar
    3/2 tsp salt
    (4) 6 ounce package butterscotch flavored morsels 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
    5/4 cup hot watef

    Combine sugars, water, syrup, vinegar and salt in 2 quart saucepan. Cook for about 15 minutes over
    moderate heat, stirring up from bottom constantly to completely dissolve sugar. Boil over high heat
    for about 3 minutes; do not stir. Remove from heat. Add butterscotch morsels; beat by hand for 3
    minutes. Let stand for 15 minutes or until lukewarm. Add walnuts and water; stir to blend. Drop by
    tablespoonfuls on waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Decorate with walnut halves. Chill until firm.
    Makes 3 dozen.

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