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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

A soft and chewy oatmeal cookie with butterscotch chips. Aka Oatmeal Scotchies. A cookie jar favorite, these butterscotch oatmeal cookies are the best.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Additional Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 Cookies
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Mallory


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 and 2/3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and white and brown sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in eggs, molasses and vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Stir the flour mixture into the butter and sugar bowl.
  • Gently stir in rolled oats and butterscotch chips
  • Roll the dough into balls and chill for about 30 min.
  • Preheat the oven to 325 F. Bake the cookies for 10-11 min or until lightly browned. Do not over bake. Let cool on the cookie sheets for a few minutes and then transfer to a wire rack.


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Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 114mg | Sugar: 19g