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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Chocolate chip cookies are great, don’t get me wrong. But every once in a while butterscotch needs its moment in the spotlight. And fall, my friends, is that moment.

Their soft-to-chewy ratio is spot on, and when you dip these butterscotch oatmeal cookies in coffee (wiping drool from my face right now), you’ll have a hard time stopping yourself from eating the whole plate.

For you lovers of chocolate chips, you can easily make a half butterscotch, half chocolate chip batch… or just make the whole batch chocolate chip if you want! They’re easily interchangeable.

 

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

 

Serves: 24

Prep Time: 1 hr. 20 min.

Bake Time: 10 min.

Oven: 350°F

 

You’ll need 2x mixing bowls, 2x baking sheets, , some saran wrap or foil, and if you want to make it easy on yourself at the end, a 1” ice cream scoop (with the handle that releases the ice cream)…It’s not necessary but is certainly helpful.

 

Ingredients:

 

1 ½ c. all-purpose flour

1 ½ c. old-fashioned rolled oats (or quick-cooking oats)

½ c. firmly packed brown sugar

1 c. sugar

1 c. (2 sticks) of butter, softened

1 t. ground cinnamon

1 t. baking soda

1 large egg

1 c. semisweet butterscotch chips

 

 

Instructions:

 

1. Mix: In one bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and cinnamon and mix until blended.

 

 

2. Beat: In a separate bowl, beat together the butter, brown sugar, and sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy. Then beat in the egg and vanilla.

 

 

3. Blend: At a low speed, gradually add your flour mixture to your sugar and egg mixture until blended.

 

 

4. Fold & Chill: Fold in the oats and butterscotch chips. Cover with plastic / foil and chill for 1 hour.

 

 

5. Preheat Oven to 350°F: Go ahead and preheat your oven before your hour is up and grease your cookie sheets.

 

6. Assemble: Shape dough into 1” balls (or scoop them with a 1” ice cream scoop) and place about 2” apart on cookie sheets.

 

7. Bake: Bake each sheet at 350°F for approx. 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Put on baking racks to cool completely. Your cookies should be thinner and chewy, not big and puffy!

 

8. DIP IN COFFEE :)

 

 

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Meet Anne

While Anne’s "dream life" would include traveling and hiking every day, she’s pretty content spending time with the people she loves, eating sea salt and vinegar chips, and doing all things art. One of her greatest and most obvious passions is her plant collection. Some call it an obsession. She agrees.

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