Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

If you like oatmeal cookies, you will love a new twist on an old favorite!

This Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies recipe gives you the sweetness of butterscotch and the healthy benefits of an oatmeal cookie. Another great benefit is the sweet smell it leaves in your kitchen!

Oatmeal Butterscotch cookies

What I also liked about this recipe is you didn’t need to bring out your heavy mixer. The hand mixer (affiliate) worked just fine — plus a little elbow grease!

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Butterscotch Chips
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3/4 cups Butter, melted
  • 3/4 cups Sugar
  • 3/4 cups Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the melted butter, sugar and brown sugar together.
  • Add the eggs and vanilla, beat together.
  • In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the egg mixture until it’s well blended.
  • Stir in the oats and butterscotch chips.
  • Using a teaspoon, scoop out the dough and place on an ungreased cookie sheet (affiliate).
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are browned.
  • Remove from cookie sheet immediately and let cool.

Here’s what the recipe looks like…

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

After you have preheated your oven to 375 degrees, you are ready to start putting the cookies together.

In a mixing bowl, beat the melted butter, sugar and brown sugar together. I used a hand mixer for this step.

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

Then add the eggs and vanilla. Using the hand mixer, combine these ingredients.

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

In a separate bowl, combine the dry ingredients (flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt).

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

A little at a time, add the flour mixture to the egg mixture. Mix together at every step.

Oatmeal Butterscotch cookies

Your dough will look like this when it’s all incorporated.

Oatmeal Butterscotch cookies

Time to add the butterscotch chips and rolling oats!

Oatmeal Butterscotch cookies

Mix together and prepare to form the dough into cookies.

Oatmeal Butterscotch cookies

Using a teaspoon, place the cookie dough on an ungreased cookie sheet. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until the edges start to turn brown.

Oatmeal Butterscotch cookies

Remove the cookies right away so they don’t continue to cook on the cookie sheet.  

This recipe makes almost 30 cookies!

These yummy cookies go perfectly with a glass of milk and will soon become one of your family’s favorites.

Enjoy!

More Cookie Recipes 

Want to try something fun and different? Then make these galaxy sugar cookies! But if you’re in the mood for something more classic, these ginger cookies are the way to go. These white peanut butter crackers with sprinkles will be the perfect sweet treat to bring to any event! And don’t forget to try making these deliciously cute Minion cookies.

Leave a comment: What cookie flavor is your family’s #1 favorite to eat and make?