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Scotcharoos and Other Great Tailgating Dessert Recipes


Are you looking for a sweet treat for your next tailgate? These no bake Scotcharoos are an easy recipe everyone will love!This recipe is from Indiana farmer Kelly Snipes. You can learn more about Kelly on her blog Old Blue Silo where she originally shared this recipe, shares creative projects and decor and all about her life on an Indiana farm. This recipe will be featured in the Tailgating with the Colts Cookbook that will be passed out at the October 22nd game.


Scotcharoos are a classic rice cereal bar coated in butterscotch and chocolate. Below is the recipe.

Bar ingredients:
6 cups Chex rice cereal
1 cup of lite corn syrup
3/4 cup of white sugar
2 cups of peanut butter

Topping ingredients:
1/2 cup of peanut butter
1 bag of milkchocolate chips
1 bag of butterscotch chips
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp almond extract Grease a 9×13 pan and set aside. Dump your 6 cups of cereal into a large mixing bowl. In a sauce pan, bring the cup of corn syrup and the 3/4 cup of sugar to a boil on the stove using medium high heat, stirring frequently. When mixture is boiling, lower heat and add the 2 cups of peanut butter. Quickly stir and remove from heat. Pour mixture into bowl of cereal. Stir and coat evenly with a wooden spoon. Pour mixture into 9×13 pan and spread evenly.For the topping, use the same sauce pan. Pour your bags of chocolate and butterscotch chips along with the 1/2 cup of peanut butter, 1/2 tsp vanilla extract and 1/2 tsp almond extract. Stir frequently on medium heat until everything is smooth. It should look like melted chocolate. Remove from heat and pour mixture over bars. Smooth evenly with a frosting knife.

Other Great Tailgating Desserts


Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars from Chasing Saturday's.


Roselyn Brownies at home from The Farmwife Feeds.


No Bake Peanut Butter Cheerio Bars from The Farmwife Cooks.

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