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Butterscotch Cookies (Soft and Chewy Recipe)

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Butterscotch Cookies (Soft and Chewy Recipe)

Now, let’s dive into making these amazing butterscotch chip cookies. They have golden edges, soft insides, and are chewy. This easy butterscotch cookie recipe checks all those boxes. It’s quick and you don’t have to chill the dough. That means no waiting!

With a mix of white and brown sugar, they taste like grandma’s. And don’t forget the butterscotch chips. Every bite is like a hug. You can make 30 cookies in under 40 minutes. Perfect for when you need a dessert now.

Think you’ll eat them all? You might keep a few for testing purposes.

Why you’ll love these soft butterscotch cookies:

  • No dough chilling is needed.
  • It uses a simple method to make drop cookies.
  • You get a rich butterscotch taste in each cookie.

Worried about the dough being too soft? We’ve got you covered. These chewy cookie tips will make each batch perfect. Ready for some baking fun? Let’s get started!

Ingredients for Butterscotch Cookies

First, you need to gather all your ingredients. For great butterscotch cookies, this means using good pantry items and some fancy ones. This mix will make your cookies yummy and just the right chewiness.

“Using high-quality butterscotch chips and fresh ingredients make all the difference in this recipe.”

  • Butter: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened. You can also use salted butter and reduce the added salt.
  • Sugars:
    • ½ cup granulated sugar
    • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • Egg: 1 large egg
  • Vanilla Extract: 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • All-Purpose Flour: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • Butterscotch Chips: 1 ½ cups butterscotch chips

Think about these changes to make your cookies special:Alternative add-ins:

  • Swap some butter with brown butter for a nutty taste.
  • Use an extra egg yolk to make it richer.
  • Chocolate chips add another flavor to the cookies.
  • Oatmeal can give the cookies a chewy feel and make them heartier.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Start by preheating your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line your baking sheets with parchment paper.

Cream together butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla extract, then mix them well.

In another bowl, whisk flour and baking soda. Add these dry ingredients to the wet mixture slowly. Don’t mix too much. Gently stir in the butterscotch chips.

Use a cookie scoop to place dough balls on the baking sheets. Be sure to leave room between them. Flatten each ball slightly.

Bake one sheet at a time for 8-10 minutes. They’re done when the edges are golden but the centers are still soft.

Let the cookies cool on a wire rack. This easy recipe will make cookies that are soft and chewy every time. It’s great for anyone who loves baking. You’ll end up with a wonderful batch of butterscotch cookies to enjoy.

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Jenny has always been passionate about cooking, and she uses her platform to share her joy of food with others. Her recipes are easy to follow, and she loves giving tips and tricks to help others create their own unique culinary creations.