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Oatmeal Scotchies are a classic oatmeal cookie recipe full of butterscotch chips. This cookie is simple and easy and it’s one of my favorite cookie recipes!
When I was a kid, I hated butterscotch. Detested it. My mom would make rice crispy treats and add a package of butterscotch chips and I wouldn’t touch them with a 10-foot pole. But, as I’ve gotten older, my picky palate has improved.
When I started this blog I didn’t like a lot of things. And that changed with time: Almond Joy candy bars now. Like, love to the nth degree. And I used to hate coconut more than I hated butterscotch, and lemon desserts were a no-go too. Now lemon desserts are one of the most popular on this blog and coconut is one of my favorites. Same goes with butterscotch.
I grew up making oatmeal cookies, but hadn’t ever added butterscotch until I was an adult. Several years ago I wanted something without chocolate for those (confusing) people who don’t like chocolate and I’m always worried about making peanut butter at potlucks, so butterscotch it was.
I feel like oatmeal cookies are totally underrated, when they’re actually one of my favorites. I grew up making the Quaker Vanishing Oatmeal Cookie recipe, and I still love them to this day.
These cookies don’t disappoint. Every time I make these cookies, everyone who eats them tells me “those were awesome!” I took them to the potluck and had the distinct pleasure of watching people go back to the table for seconds (and thirds).
I wish I could claim the recipe as my own, but I can’t. It’s an adaption of the aforementioned Quaker oatmeal cookies. I’m not even sure if they include that recipe on the canisters anymore, but I’ve had it written down since I was a teenager. It’s my go-to oatmeal cookie.
Oatmeal Scotchies are the perfect go-to cookie recipe. Simple oatmeal cookies get an infusion of flavor by adding butterscotch chips!
The perfect Oatmeal Scotchie cookie recipe:
- This is an easy recipe – no chilling needed.
- These stack easily and ship easily, in case you want to send them as gifts.
- These freeze really well too.
Even if you don’t think you like butterscotch, give these a try. You’ll like them, I promise!
Serving Size: 1 cookie
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 140 Total Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 5g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 18mg Sodium: 79mg Carbohydrates: 17g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 13g Protein: 0g
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