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Ingredients

1 package (18.5 ounces) butter recipe cake mix
1/4 cup butter, melted
2 eggs
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1 package (11 ounces) butterscotch chips
1/2 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Mix together cake mix, butter and 1 egg on low speed. Press mixture into an ungreased 13x9-inch baking pan. Set aside. Beat sweetened condensed milk and remaining egg just until blended. Fold in butterscotch chips. Pour over crust. Scatter nuts on top. Bake at 350 degrees 35 to 40 minutes or until edges are golden brown and center is nearly set. Cool before cutting into bars.

Nancy O'Mary
Rock Island



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