Butterscotch Bonanza Bars

(from NancyE’s recipe box)

Source: Joanne Fluke (from RecipeThing user Ryan77)

Categories: Bars


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • optional: 2 cups butterscotch chips, 2 cups chocolate chips, 1 cup nuts or any combination.


  1. Grease a 13 by 9 inch casserole pan.

  2. Melt butter and mix with brown sugar.

  3. Mix in baking powder and salt. Then stir in vanilla.

  4. Then beaten eggs. Add the flour 1/2 cup at a time until it is all incorporated.

  5. Now at this point you can add a variety chips or nuts; or just leave plain.

  6. Spoon batter into cake pan.

  7. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes (these are different than regular cookies, so pay attention to the outside).

  8. Cool completely before cutting into brownie sized pieces.

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