Butterscotch Cookies


Make these delicious cookies as much for fun as good taste, and set them out for a picnic.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
9 mins
Total Time:
39 mins
4 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • cup granulated sugar

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 11 ounce package butterscotch pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, and salt. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Beat in eggs and vanilla until combined. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer; stir in any remaining flour and the butterscotch pieces.

  2. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes. Rotate cookie sheets halfway through bake cycle. Remove from cookie sheets immediately and cool on wire racks. Makes 4 dozen cookies.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

119 Calories
6g Fat
15g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 119
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 89mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Potassium 22mg 0%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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