Butterscotch Cookies

Chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, these Butterscotch Cookies only get better with time! You’ll love the sugar coating!
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  Chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, these Butterscotch Cookies only get better with time! You'll love the sugar coating!
**photos updated January 2017**

I know. This is the third cookie recipe this week. However, in my defense, it’s been raining all week, and cookies are comfort food. The house smells so good, since all the windows have to be closed. Plus, these butterscotch cookies are little. You’re probably thinking, what does that have to do with anything?

Well, if you saw my earlier cookie recipes, Peanut Butterfinger cookies, and Double Chocolate Oreo cookies, you would know that this hardly counts as a cookie recipe. It’s more like a bite of a cookie recipe. And the calories are minimal when you compare to the others.

Anyways, these cookies are awesome. They are chewy and crunchy, (especially on day two), they taste great dipped in my morning coffee for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, whatever!

Chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, these Butterscotch Cookies only get better with time! You'll love the sugar coating!

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Butterscotch Cookie Recipe:

Yield: 4 1/2 dozen cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, these Butterscotch Cookies only get better with time! You'll love the sugar coating!

Ingredients:

  • 12 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar, divided
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2½ cup flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp granulated sugar

Directions:

  1. Heat butter in small skillet on medium heat. Allow to froth up, then brown. Here is a great article on how to brown butter (for today's cookies you want the butter to JUST begin the browning process) Remove from heat.
  2. In large mixing bowl, add browned butter and  1 3/4 cups brown sugar. Mix on medium speed, add salt, eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour, baking soda and baking powder.
  3. In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup reserved brown sugar and 2 Tbsp granulated sugar together. Using a 1 Tbsp small scoop, scoop up dough (will be consistency of play-doh) and roll into a ball. Then roll in sugars. Place on cookie sheet with parchment paper. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 10 minutes. Enjoy (and don’t forget the milk)!!!

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Chewy on the inside, crunchy on the outside, these Butterscotch Cookies only get better with time! You'll love the sugar coating!

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8 comments on “Butterscotch Cookies”

  1. I for one don’t mind the cookie recipes, keep ’em coming! Thank you for linking to Fat Camp Friday. Enjoy your weekend!

  2. I love all things butterscotch. Wowza these sound delish!!

  3. I just made these! It was on another blog and she called them “Brown Sugar Cookies” but they DO taste like butterscotch and they are the BOMB!!! SO good!

    http://thebiggreenbowl.blogspot.com

  4. KB

    Looks good.

    We’d love you to share your recipes with us at
    Simply Delish Saturday

  5. That is the happiest looking photo of cookies and milk I’ve seen! No such thing as too many cookie recipes…

  6. WOW ! this is great blog ,delicious recipe . butter scotch is my favorite recipe thanks for sharing this blog…………
    gluten free

  7. You don’t have to defend yourself to us! We love your cookies! These look delicious – they’re full of my favorite ingredients. Thanks for sharing on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

  8. Gabrielle Jones

    Sounds great! This will be my next week cookie recipe!My kids get a fresh batch every week!

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