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Pumpkin Butterscotch Fudge Bars

Pumpkin Butterscotch Fudge Bars have a tremendous flavor combination of chopped nuts, miniature marshmallows and butterscotch morsels and make a chewy, moist and flavorful bar. Great for lunchboxes, after school snacks or for dunking into your favorite hot beverage.

Pumpkin Butterscotch Fudge Bars
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Challenging
  • Makes
    48
    bars (4 dozen)
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Ingredients

  • COOKIE BASE:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick or old-fashioned oats
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • FUDGE:
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Line 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan with foil.

FOR COOKIE BASE:
COMBINE
flour, oats, brown sugar, nuts, coconut, baking soda and pumpkin pie spice in medium bowl; mix well. Stir in butter; mix well. Press into prepared jelly-roll pan.

BAKE for 13 to 15 minutes or until slightly brown. Cool in pan on wire rack.

FOR FUDGE:
COMBINE
butter, evaporated milk, sugar, pumpkin, pumpkin pie spice and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, over medium heat. Boil, stirring constantly, for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

STIR in marshmallows, morsels, 1/2 cup nuts and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted. Pour over cookie base; sprinkle with remaining nuts. Refrigerate until firm before cutting into bars.