Butterscotch chips

Posted on: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 12:52am
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I recently found some butterscotch chips that I felt were safe enought to buy -- Food Club, available at Coborn's grocery stores and probably some others. All the major brands of butterscotch chips in the U.S. have peanut warnings on them. I know Guittard makes some safe ones, but I've never found them.

The Food Club brand ones are a store brand, but I think some of their other products have been well-labeled. I do avoid generics when I can get a major brand. But these butterscotch chips have a warning that they are produced in a plant that also produces products containing milk. The semi-sweet ones have the same warning, and they do have milk chocolate ones, too, but no peanut butter chips.

I haven't contacted Topco, the distributor listed on the package. But that labeling looks good to me. I don't know if you guys would risk it, but I'm happy to find butterscotch chips with cross-contamination warnings about things we don't have to avoid.

Posted on: Tue, 10/17/2006 - 6:38am
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Guittard.
Or Vermont Nut Free.
~Elizabeth

Posted on: Tue, 10/17/2006 - 7:01am
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So now you have to post the cake recipe in the recipe section! I'm drooling!
~Elizabeth [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/biggrin.gif[/img]

Posted on: Fri, 10/27/2006 - 11:06am
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Yes, I just checked Nestle's butterscotch and it does have a warning. I remember seeing o.k. ones before but the only ones I ever trust is Hersheys or Nestle, maybe Nestle changed the label. I would order from Vermont Nut Free.

Posted on: Fri, 10/27/2006 - 12:01pm
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I use the Guittard butterscotch chips - we make "haystacks" out of them and my kids (and husband) love them! They melt so nice and are peanut/tree nut-free. I can buy them locally at The World Market.

Posted on: Fri, 10/27/2006 - 2:19pm
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NCmom, can you post the recipe for the butterscotch haystacks? Thanks!
Shelley

Posted on: Mon, 10/30/2006 - 6:36am
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We make haystacks.
Take a bag of butterscotch chips. Melt them in the microwave in a large microwave safe bowl.
(If they have trouble melting, you can add some shortening.)
When melted, pour a can or 2 of chow mein noodles in and mix gently so as not to break them up too much.
Make "haystacks" on waxed paper by dropping by spoonfuls.
Cool. Enjoy.
Patty

Posted on: Mon, 11/06/2006 - 2:17am
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I just found Guittard butterscotch chips at World Market. They are so good!

Posted on: Mon, 11/06/2006 - 6:46am
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I just used Vermont Nut Free butterscotch chips in oatmeal cookies. They came out so good.

Posted on: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 3:34am
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Last year I was able to find the store brand of Price Chopper supermarkets. Their butterscotch chips, according to their labels, were safe. We used them with no problem and we have peanut/TN allergies in our home.

Posted on: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 3:55am
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i believe vermont nut free sells butterscotch also

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