It’s no secret that Ruthie’s Best Butterscotch Sauce goes well on almost everything, but have you ever tried it on a Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookie? Yes, you read that right: Cinnamon. Roll. Sugar. Cookie. It’s the best of both worlds, topped off with a yummy drizzle of Ruthie’s! The perfect dessert to make and share with family & friends this fall.

You will need:

•¾ cup of softened butter 
•¾ cup granulated sugar 
•½ cup powdered sugar 
•2 eggs  
•½ teaspoon vanilla 
•3 cups all-purpose flour 
•1 teaspoon baking powder 
•½ teaspoon salt
•Ruthie’s Best Butterscotch Sauce


•4 tablespoons softened butter 
•½ cup brown sugar 
•1 teaspoon cinnamon  


In a large bowl, cream together the ¾ cup of butter, granulated and powdered sugar for 3-4 minutes until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla and mix well. Add one cup of flour, baking powder and salt and mix. Add remaining flour and mix just until flour is incorporated, and the dough is smooth and soft. Flatten the dough into a thick disk, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least one hour, but preferably overnight.

For the filling, combine the brown sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.  

After it’s been chilled, separate the dough into two pieces and working with one half at a time, roll it out to about ¼ inch thick and about 15 inches by 4 inches.  

Spread 2 tablespoons of butter on top of the dough, then lightly sprinkle with ½ of the cinnamon sugar mixture, and then press the mixture softly into the buttered surface of the dough.  

Starting with one long end, roll the dough into a tight log.  

Repeat with second piece of dough. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  

Using a sharp knife, slice the dough into 1-inch pieces, making about 15 per log. Place them two inches apart on very lightly greased baking sheets. Bake for 9-11 minutes until set but not overbaked. Let cool completely.  

Heat up Ruthie’s with a little bit of milk (until a drizzling consistency), drizzle over top and enjoy! 

The best way to enjoy Ruthie’s Best Butterscotch sauce is to heat it up! We recommend microwaving for 15-20 seconds and giving it a stir until it reaches a delightfully smooth consistency.

What can I enjoy Ruthie’s Best Butterscotch on?

Glad you asked! You can enjoy Ruthie’s Best Butterscotch Sauce in more ways than just one. Some of these ideas are out of the ordinary, but trust us, you need to try them for yourself! This Butterscotch Sauce IS extra-ordinary!

Try Ruthie’s Best….

  • With your favorite fruit! This sauce is wonderful as a fruit dip. Your fruit tray will be the talk of the party serving Ruthie’s Best at your next gathering!
  • Drizzled over vanilla ice cream. A combination of your best homemade vanilla ice cream with Ruthie’s Best Butterscotch Sauce is a match made in heaven.
  • Glazed over ham, pork loin, chicken wings, and more! Yes, that’s right. This butterscotch sauce is not just used as a dessert! While it will satisfy your sweet tooth, it will also hold its own nicely at your dinner table glazed on top of your favorite savory entrée.

My affection towards butterscotch began as a child with visits to my Grandmother Snellgrove’s house and heading straight for her famous candy jar filled with butterscotch. My mind is filled with sweet memories of those visits. I never dreamed my love for butterscotch would play a major role in my life, as well as that of our only son.

Stephen is our only child. Never been sick a day in his life. No broken bones through all the sports he played and never a visit to the emergency room. That all changed for him in April of 2016 at the age of 25. Stephen’s energy level was going down. He had started losing weight and his love for golf was moved to the back burner. What we thought was a severe case of pneumonia and/or mononucleosis, turned out to be much worse.

Stephen was diagnosed with Stage 3C Embryonal Testicular Carcinoma. WHAT? The testicular cancer he was diagnosed with had already moved into his stomach, his lungs and his brain. We were numb! This diagnosis came about in less than 72 hours. Our world was turned upside down. Stephen was given a 50/50 chance of survival by one doctor and a survival rate of 80/20 by another doctor. Stephen knew what he was facing and told his doctor that he would take the top 50. So we hit the road running and never looked back.

Beginning on April 20, 2016, Stephen would be facing 5 surgeries, around 100 bags of chemo and 2 transplants. Watching him go through this was the hardest faith walk I have ever been on.


So you may be wondering — what does this have to do with my Butterscotch Sauce?

When Stephen was going through both his transplants, he and I were living in Atlanta. Stephen had to report to the hospital every day for blood work, chemo, flushings, labs, etc. Stephen was getting great care from his medical team. So as a ‘thank you,’ I started taking my Butterscotch Sauce to the nurses station. It was a big hit. They wanted more and the word of my sauce spread quickly.

In April 2021, Stephen passed his 5-year mark with a clean bill of health. All clear. We are grateful for the doctors, his nurses and his entire medical staff while going through transplants. Most of all, we are grateful to the Lord for giving him a second chance at life.

Ruthie’s Best Butterscotch Sauce is currently available all across the country including stores in Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Louisiana, Oklahoma, West Virginia, and even New York.

We are also proud to say that our sauce was a 2022 Flavor of Georgia Finalist and is a current member of the Women’s Food Alliance.