Butterscotch cheesecake bar recipe from 1983

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Butterscotch cheesecake bars (1983)

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Butterscotch cheesecake bars – retro recipe from the ’80s

For great snackin’, here’s something lip-smackin’ good. It’s a snap to make these simply scrumptious butterscotch cheesecake bars.

It’s so simple with Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk — the Dessert Maker. But you’d better make an extra batch because these butterscotch squares are so special, they won’t stay around for long.

Butterscotch cheesecake bars (1983)

Butterscotch cheesecake bars

Yield: 24 bars
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes


  • 12 ounces butterscotch morsels
  • 3 cups margarine or butter
  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 8 ounces package cream cheese, softened
  • 14 ounces Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 (F) (325 (F) for glass dish).
  2. In medium saucepan, melt morsels and margarine; stir in crumbs and nuts.
  3. Press half the mixture firmly onto bottom of greased 13- by 9-inch baking pan.
  4. In large mixer bowl, beat cheese until fluffy; beat in Eagle Brand, vanilla and egg.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Pour into prepared pan; top with remaining crumb mixture.
  7. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
  8. Cool to room temperature; chill before cutting into bars.
  9. Refrigerate leftovers.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 435Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 4gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 168mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 26gProtein: 4g

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