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      mos

      Re: Butterscotch Pudding Mix

      Thanks FreebieQueen for jumping in for me...giggle...

      mos 07-25-2014 07:29 PM Go to last post
      paherblady

      Re: Butterscotch Pudding Mix

      The brown sugar gives it the color and taste of butterscotch.

      paherblady 07-25-2014 07:23 PM Go to last post
      FreebieQueen

      Re: Butterscotch Pudding Mix

      Here's an entire thread on that very subject. You can either myo or purchase it..

      http://www.budget101.com/equivalents-substitutions/142338-powdered-vanilla.html

      FreebieQueen 07-25-2014 05:15 AM Go to last post
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      Re: Butterscotch Pudding Mix

      This looks good-where do you get powdered vanilla?

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