Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies I

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies I


"A chewy oatmeal cookie with butterscotch chips and chocolate chips. Nuts also taste good."


40 m servings 163 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 163 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 22g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together shortening, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in egg, then stir in vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda, and mix into the batter. Mix in oats and chocolate and butterscotch chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 9 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are toasted. Cool on wire racks.
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  1. 75 Ratings


good recipe, but needed modifications. I added one stick of butter instead of the shortening (who needs hydrogenation), less than 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 extra egg, less butterscotch than ...

These didn't want to hold together very well, but the flavor was good. I made a second batch adding a second egg and 1 cup of butter rather than shortening. To make them special for my coffee-lo...

This was a good cookie but I found it kind of dry. I baked it for 11 minutes, which may have been too long. Also, I used 2 1/2 cups of oats rather than 3, and I think next time I'll only use 2.

I love these cookies and so does my family! Instead of 1 c, I used 2/3 C of chocolate chips and 2/3 c of butterschotch chips and there were still more than enough. I think next time I'll reduce ...

Recipe said chewy, and I thought they were kind of dry myself. They seemed to crumble when you'd take them off the cookie sheet after they cooled. They fell apart way too easily.

Too dry, too crumbly, too sweet!

crumbly when taken off pans when cool! but were very yummy to my kids! and husband enjoyed them too! Corrine

Thank you so much for posting this recipe. My grandmother used to make these and I haven't been able to find a recipe for them. Now I can make them for my children. Thank you sooooo much!

I would also agree that the recipe was a little dry. I used a little less oatmeal the second time and they were great. Also, cut down the chips to 3/4 cup and added 2 chopped heath bars. The ...