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Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies Recipe

Details

Time
20 minutes
Yields
about 4 dozen cookies

Just a touch of cinnamon gives these crunchy and buttery cookies a surprising hint of spice.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Bake Time
10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup
    butter or margarine (175 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    granulated sugar (175 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    packed light brown sugar (175 mL)
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract (5 mL)
  • 1 1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour (300 mL)
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda (5 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon (2 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt (2 mL)
  • 3 cups
    quick-cooking or regular rolled oats (750 mL)
READY TO MAKE THIS RECIPE

Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven Oven
measuring cups Measuring Cups
mixer Mixer
mixing bowl Mixing Bowl
cookie sheet Cookie Sheet
wire rack Wire Rack
1

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

2

Beat butter with granulated sugar and brown sugar in a large bowl until well blended. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.

3

Combine flour with baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until well combined. Stir in oats and butterscotch chips; mix well. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets.

4

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly; transfer to a rack and cool completely.