What Is an Easy Recipe That Uses Butterscotch Chips?

What Is an Easy Recipe That Uses Butterscotch Chips?

Oatmeal butterscotch cookies is an easy to make recipe, and it uses butterscotch chips. Other simple recipes are no-bake butterscotch haystacks and chewy butterscotch brownies.

To make oatmeal butterscotch cookies combine 3/4 cup each softened butter, white sugar and packed brown sugar in a large bowl, beating well. Beat in 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. In a separate bowl, combine 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon each ground cinnamon and salt. Slowly pour and stir the flour mixture into the sugar mixture, and blend. Add in 3 cups rolled oats and 1 2/3 cups butterscotch chips.

Drop teaspoonfuls of cookie dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet, and bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

To make butterscotch haystack cookies, line a pan or tray with waxed paper. In a microwave safe bowl, combine 1 cup butterscotch chips with 1/2 cup peanut butter and 1 teaspoon shortening. Microwave at 50 percent power for one minute, and at 15 second intervals at same power level until smooth. Stir in 1 1/2 cups chow mein noodles, coating thoroughly. Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of mixture onto prepared pan, and let sit until set. Place in a tight-lidded container, and refrigerate.

Make butterscotch brownies by combining 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a bowl. In a large bowl, beat together 1 cup softened butter, 1 3/4 cups packed brown sugar and 1 tablespoon vanilla extract. Beat in 2 large eggs, and slowly beat the flour mixture into the creamed mixture. Stir in 1 cup butterscotch chips and 1 cup chopped nuts. Spread into a greased baking pan, sprinkle 2/3 cup butterscotch chips on top, and bake for 30 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.