Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies

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Indulge in the sweet and crunchy goodness of Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies, a simple yet delightful treat that combines the rich flavor of butterscotch with the crispy texture of cornflakes. This no-bake recipe is quick to make and perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth cravings.

Why Make This Recipe

If you’re looking for a quick and easy dessert or snack that is both sweet and crunchy, Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies are the perfect choice. With just three simple ingredients and minimal preparation time, you can enjoy a delicious homemade treat that is great for both kids and adults.

How to Make Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies


  • 1 (11 oz) bag butterscotch morsels
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 4 cups cornflake cereal


  1. Line two baking sheets with wax paper.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butterscotch morsels over low heat. Add peanut butter, stirring well to combine. Continue cooking until peanut butter has melted, stirring often.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in cornflakes until well coated.
  4. Drop by the spoonful onto prepared baking sheets. If desired, top with sprinkles. Chill in the fridge until set, about 30 minutes. Enjoy!

How to Serve Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies

Serve these crunchy treats as a dessert, snack, or even as a party treat. They are perfect for sharing with family and friends, and can be enjoyed on their own or paired with a glass of cold milk.

How to Store Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies

Store the Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week. To maintain their crunchiness, avoid storing them in the refrigerator.

Tips to Make Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies

  • Ensure the butterscotch morsels are melted slowly over low heat to prevent burning.
  • Stir the peanut butter continuously while melting to ensure a smooth and creamy texture.
  • Work quickly to coat the cornflakes evenly before the mixture cools and hardens.


For a twist on the classic recipe, try using chocolate chips instead of butterscotch morsels for a chocolatey flavor. You can also add chopped nuts or dried fruit for extra texture and flavor.


  1. Can I use crunchy peanut butter instead of creamy peanut butter? Yes, but the texture of the final product may be slightly different.
  2. Can I substitute cornflakes with another type of cereal? Yes, you can try using rice cereal or oat cereal for a different twist.
  3. Can I freeze Butterscotch Cornflake Crunchies? While it is possible to freeze them, the texture may become slightly soggy upon thawing.

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