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Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
  • READY IN 42 mins

Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies

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"LOVE 'em cookies. 'Thanks mom,' said my son. These cookies were a test, and they scored an 'A+.' Made with whole-wheat flour and flax, they are a nice change to the everyday chocolate chip."

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Original recipe makes 48 cookies Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins

    42 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour, salt, and baking soda in a bowl.
  3. Beat the butter, brown sugar, flax seed, and white sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth. Beat in one egg until completely incorporated. Beat in the last egg along with the vanilla extract. Add the flour mixture and beat until just incorporated. Fold oats and butterscotch chips into the dough just enough to evenly combine; drop by ice cream scoop or heaping spoonfuls onto baking sheets.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until browned, 12 to 14 minutes. Allow to cool on baking sheets for 3 minutes before transferring to cooling rack to cool completely.
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Jan 24, 2013

Crisp and delicious! I added a banana to keep them together more, which made a rounder, fuller cookie, instead of ones that spread a bit thinner like the photo. I also did 1/2 butterscotch chips and 1/2 white chocolate. I used all 12 oz, although I agree with Joey Joan (previous reviewer) that you don't need all 12 oz.

May 07, 2013

Pretty good cookie. I substituted the flax seed for wheat bran and cut the butter to 1/2 cup with 3 tablespoons vegetable oil and the sugar to 1/3 of a cup. Still very sweet. Mine didn't melt though and I ended up flatening them with a fork.


4 Ratings

Dec 07, 2012

A nice crisp cookie with a very good flavor. I only used about half the amount of butterscotch chips I think 12 oz would have been way to many.

Dec 15, 2014

I LOVED these! They were rich, wholesome and filled with health! Did some changes though.. I did not have so much flax seeds so I added lightly roasted sesame seeds - grounded, reduced the quantity of sugar to just one packed cup of brown sugar and a tablespoon of White, added some white chocolate chips and also a banana as I felt that the dough extremely dry. This moistened it and added a little extra flavour! The results were awesome! 36 cookies just vanished into thin air within a matter of minutes! Thank you so very much!! - TRUPTEE


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  • Calories
  • 137 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 95 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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