About Monica Sweeney

Monica Sweeney is a writer and editor whose recipes have appeared in Food & Wine and Foodista.com, among other outlets. She’s also the author of two cookbooks, Best Mug Cakes, and her most recent title Best Dump Cakes. She lives in Boston, MA. @monikersays

A small jar filled with butterscotch sauce with some dripping down the side and a lid in the background.

Butterscotch Sauce

Perhaps the easiest DIY gift ever, this 10-minute dessert sauce takes sugar, cream, and whiskey beyond the point of lusciousness.