How Do You Make Butterscotch Cookies?

How Do You Make Butterscotch Cookies?

To make butterscotch cookies, blend flour, butter, sugar, spices, eggs, oats and butterscotch chips together. The recipe is very quick to prepare.

Butterscotch Cookie Recipe

This recipe was originally published on the Nestle Very Best Baking website. Using butterscotch chips is a quick and easy way to add butterscotch flavor without a lot of effort or hassle.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Ready in: 20 minutes


  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 sticks of butter
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups oats
  • 1 11-ounce package of butterscotch chips
  1. Prepare the oven and baking sheet
  2. Set aside one or more baking sheets and turn on the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

  3. Mix the dry ingredients
  4. In a small mixing bowl, blend the first four ingredients together.

  5. Blend the moist ingredients
  6. Soften the butter; cream the butter, sugars, eggs and vanilla together in a separate mixing bowl.

  7. Mix the dough
  8. Beat the dry ingredients into the sugar mixture. Add the oats and butterscotch chips and stir them into the mixture.

  9. Bake the cookies
  10. Use a tablespoon to drop the dough onto the baking sheets. Bake the cookies for 7 to 10 minutes. Baking the cookies for a shorter period of time produces chewy cookies. For crispy cookies, bake them for a longer period of time.