Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies Recipe

I don't know anyone who doesn't like oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, they are certainly one of my favorites. But sometimes I do get a little bored making the same recipes with the same results time after time.

I was craving some cookies today and I was out of chocolate chips, but I did find butterscotch chips in the pantry. Boy, am I glad I used the butterscotch because these are some of the best cookies I've ever made.

Moist and fragrant, these cookies are perfect with a cold glass of milk. My grandchildren loved them as an afterschool snack today.

This recipe makes about three dozens cookies. Keep them in an airtight container and they'll stay fresh for a few days.

Recipe for Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies


1/2 cup, plus 6 tablespoons butter, melted
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 cups old-fashioned oats
1 1/4 cups butterscotch chips


Heat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large bowl, beat butter and sugars on medium speed of electric mixer until creamy.
Add eggs and vanilla, mix together well. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Mix with a large spoon until combined.
Add oats and butterscotch chips, mix well.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake about 12 minutes, or until cookies are light golden brown. Remove to wire rack to cool.

Makes about 3 dozen.


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