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Hi! I’m Betty. Welcome to Betty’s Kitchen. Today, we’re going to do a dessert with butterscotch sandwich and it’s going to be a sandwich cookie. This type of cookie we’re going to do is composed of vanilla wafers and a filling with chocolates with peanut butter. This is dark chocolate or white chocolate with peanut butter and then it will be coated in butterscotch.
So, I have our fourth ingredients, we have the two flavors of chocolate. We’ll have vanilla wafers. I have chosen the least fat, you know wafers and I’ve decided a little bit on calories and fat. I’ve got two. This is called peanut butter and company dark chocolates dreams. That’s the chocolate mixed with peanut butter. Also, I have peanut butter and company, white chocolate wonderful. That’s white chocolate mixed with peanut butter. I just found them at my local store, Prince’s Store.
If you don’t find them just use peanut butter, probably fine or some other nut spread. What you are going to do is take your vanilla wafers and I just empty them onto a flat tray and I got them spread out a little bit so, I can see the shape because I want to use the ones that are cut uniformly. When I’ve already spread up a few with the dark chocolate here and I spread up a few with the white chocolate here and then I have dipped them and melted butterscotch chips over here on a stove. I have a double boiler and now I had some pot of butterscotch sauce that I can dip into.
So let me show you how to spread one of these, just take one of the round cookies, flat side up, dip into your spread. Don’t get too much because you don’t want this to go outside the edges so we’ll have little more of that. Just spread that until you have a nice little dot in the center and then you’re going to put the lid on it, so get a nice uniformly shaped one and add that to your plate where you have your chocolates ones.
Let’s choose one that is white chocolate and taking the same vanilla wafers and coming over here to get the white chocolate which is mixed with peanut butter and spread that on and just scoop off any excess that you might see and then put the lid on that. So, they’re kind of round when you finish. That’s the shape you’re expecting you see. Hence, put that on the plate ready to be dip.
Now, that we’re ready to do the dipping, I’ll clear up the hands a little bit. Just pick one of the flavors. I think I have my finished product here of the dark chocolate and a finished product here of the white chocolates. So, I’ll try to stay consistent with that. So just take one of these and over in the double boiler which is just a pan over hot water. You can see that it have the melted butterscotch chips.
So I’m going to drop one of these in there as it’s boiling around so it’s coated all over and then I need to retrieve it. To do that I can use tongs like this and if that doesn’t work extremely well, but if did not actually right now we will use a smaller tongs which I used earlier for those. These are ice tongs and you can grab that very easily and retrieve it and put it on a plate that has been prepared with wax paper on the flat tray.
So that the procedure. Over here you would take one of this, do the same thing and you can immediately transfer your finished product to your serving plate because it has to dry or hardened. If you want to speed that up, put it in the freezer. If you put it in the freezer for maybe 15 minutes, it probably will be ready. So when that is ready, we need to do several of these that are chocolates. Put them on your plate of chocolates and then when you have several that are white chocolate put them on your plate of white chocolates and you’ll have two serving dishes that are separated out.
So I’m going to show you what the inside looks like. I’ll take one of these and you can see they’re hardened. If you let them set long enough and if you just manage it, it’s not just a one bite thing usually unless you have a pretty big mouth, but take a little bite and you can see the filling inside. It tastes very good with that blend of flavors. Now, wafer is good. The filling has chocolate and peanut butter and then the outside has butterscotch, very good treat, nice finger food and a good dessert. I hope you like it.