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Butterscotch Pudding Dessert Recipes

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Butterscotch pudding can become a main ingredient in a wide variety of delicious desserts, such as pies. This page contains butterscotch pudding dessert recipes.


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By 0 found this helpful
March 23, 2009


First Layer:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup margarine
Second Layer:
  • 1 pkg. cream cheese (8oz.)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup Cool Whip
Third Layer:
  • 3 pkgs. instant butterscotch pudding (3oz. size)
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 tsp. burnt sugar flavoring
  • 2 tsp. vanilla


First layer: Mix and bake in 9x13 inch cake pan for 15 minutes at 400 degrees F.

Second layer: Mix and spread over first layer.

Third layer: Spread over second layer and top with Cool Whip.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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By 0 found this helpful
June 4, 2012
Great dessert for pot lucks!


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup soft butter or margarine
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup slivered almonds or chopped pecans
  • 2 (3 oz.) pkgs. butterscotch instant pudding
  • 1 (7 oz.) container Cool Whip
  • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese


Mix flour, brown sugar, butter, coconut and nuts together and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes, stirring often. Cool well.

Mix pudding mix with 2 1/2 cups milk and let set. Add Cool Whip and softened cream cheese. Put 1/2 of the crumbs on the bottom of a 9x13 inch pan, add pudding filling and top with the rest of the crumbs. Chill. This also freezes well.

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 20-30 Minutes
Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA

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By 0 found this helpful
January 10, 2007


  • 1 package Bridgeford rolls (frozen dinner yeast rolls)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 to 3 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 package butterscotch pudding mix (small package)
  • 1 stick butter


Grease Bundt pan. Put rolls around bottom of pan. Sprinkle brown sugar, butterscotch pudding mix and cinnamon. Melt butter and pour over rolls. Place aluminum foil over Bundt pan with a towel on top. Let rise overnight (not in refrigerator) Bake at 350 degrees F for 1/2 hour. Let cool in pan for 15 minutes to let the pudding set up, then invert on plate.

By Maria from Sun City, CA

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June 24, 20050 found this helpful

Mix flour, melted oleo and nuts. Put in 9x13 pan. Bake 10 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees; let cool. Mix cream cheese, 1/2 carton Cool Whip and powdered sugar.

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May 25, 20050 found this helpful

In a saucepan, combine pudding mix, sugar and spices. Add milk; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add pumpkin and mix well.

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By 0 found this helpful
May 14, 2010

Does anybody have an old recipe for butterscotch pudding/pie filling which uses a bit of vinegar, maybe melts sugar in pan, and uses eggs to make a genuine cream filling? My stepmom made it years ago and it was the real thing.


By PENNY K from Westminster, CO


May 17, 20100 found this helpful

Hi Penny,

Check out this Food and Wine URL.  ding-with-toffee

The recipe includes some crumbled toffee candy, but you wouldn't have to use it as it's only a "garnish".

The recipe does require using vinegar, and surprise...Bourbon. If I were making it and didn't want to use the bourbon, I would be substituting with apple juice. It's such a little bit anyway, that I can't think it's crucial.

I hope this helps,
Julia in Boca Raton, FL

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May 26, 20100 found this helpful

If you will Google "homemade butterscotch pudding/pie filling recipe" you will get a lot of websites that have great recipes. Hope you find one that works for you.

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June 5, 20100 found this helpful

Thank you; I read it and emailed it to myself. It looks like it contains all the things I remember her putting it it.


I will definitely make it, sans the bourbon and toffee, because I want to see if the base recipe is what I'm aiming for before I embellish it. Thanks everyone, so much.I'm the only one in family who likes butterscotch, but about once a year, I get a real hankering for it.

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April 21, 2005

My oldest son loves Butterscotch cream pie and in all my years of attempts I just never got the hang of it. They're always too runny. I'd love to find a good recipe. Anyone have one?

By Sharon,Ky


April 21, 20050 found this helpful

My aunt , who is an excellent cook, used regular pudding mix...the cooked kind...but added 2 egg yolks to the mixture as it was cooking. Just whisk it in with the milk and follow the package directions.


I always thought she made everything from 'scratch' until I caught her one day!! She swore me to secrecy, so please don't tell!! LOL

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By Sheila (Guest Post)
April 21, 20050 found this helpful

I have always done what my mom did and that was just to use Jello cooked butterscotch pudding as the filling. Since she had celiac disease and could not tolerate flour, she made a crust out of corn flake crumbs, sugar, and butter, then put the pudding on top and whipped cream on top of that...YUMMY! I have also used graham wafer crumbs instead of the corn flake crumbs, either way it works out well and tastes great! Always get rave reviews from guests!

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April 21, 20050 found this helpful

I just took a butterscotch pie to a senior citizens luncheon at church last week and received rave reviews. I use my Watkins brand Dessert and Frosting Mix. These come in many different flavors (banana, butterscotch, chocolate, coconut, lemon, rice pudding, vanilla, and tapioca). My mother and grandmother always ordered Watkins products when I was growing up (the chocolate is very, very good, too). One container makes about five pies or 35 servings of pudding. I can send you a catalog if you want, just let me know.

Trudy Powell

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September 26, 20140 found this helpful

I used to make this pie using cream cheese and butterscotch instant pudding but lost my recipe. Do you have this recipe?

By K Hawkins


October 10, 20140 found this helpful

Quick Butterscotch Cream Cheese Pie
http://m.eagleb  px?recipeId=4484

Prep Time: 10 Min
Cook Time: 0 Min
Servings: 8 servings

1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
3/4 cup cold water
1 (4-serving size) package instant butterscotch pudding mix
1 cup (1/2 pt.) heavy cream, whipped
1 (8- or 9-inch) prepared graham cracker or baked pie crust
Whipped cream, for garnish
Smucker's® Sundae Syrup Butterscotch Flavored Syrup

BEAT cream cheese until fluffy in large bowl. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. On low speed, beat in water and pudding mix until smooth. Fold in whipped cream.
POUR into prepared pie crust. Chill 30 minutes or until set. Garnish with whipped cream and drizzle with butterscotch topping.

CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE PIE: Substitute instant chocolate pudding mix for butterscotch. Add 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder with pudding mix. Proceed as above. Drizzle with chocolate topping or sprinkle with mini chocolate chips.
COCONUT CREAM CHEESE PIE: Substitute instant coconut cream pudding mix for butterscotch. Fold in 1/2 cup flaked coconut with whipped cream. Proceed as above. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup toasted coconut.
VANILLA NUT CREAM CHEESE PIE: Substitute instant vanilla pudding mix for butterscotch. Fold in 3/4 cup chopped toasted nuts with whipped cream. Proceed as above. Drizzle with caramel topping.


Easy Butterscotch Cream Cheese Pie
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1 graham cracker pie crust (6 ounce size)
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
14 ounces can sweetened condensed milk
3/4 cup cold water
1 package (4-serving size) instant butterscotch pudding mix
8 ounces whipped topping, thawed and divided

In large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy; gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk until smooth.

On low speed, beat in water and pudding mix until smooth. Fold in half of the whipped topping and pour into crust. Chill 2 hours or until set.

Garnish with remaining whipped topping and serve. Refrigerate leftovers.

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