Butterscotch Cookies

READY IN: 16mins
Recipe by Denise in da Kitchen

This recipe came from the Hicks-Sterns Museum in Tolland, CT. It is a genuine Early American recipe that has been modernized just a little. these are cookies the way the early settlers made them.

Top Review by dk4378

I just made a batch of these cookies and I %u2665 them!!!! The only thing I did different was use one and a half cups of brown sugar instead of just one. The recipe made 18 very large cookies! Yummy! Thanks for sharing! %u263A

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift dry ingredients, set aside.
  2. Cream softened butter and sugars.
  3. Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
  4. Gradually spoon in dry ingredients.
  5. Reserve last 1/3 of dry ingredients and add chopped nuts to it.
  6. Stir remaining dry ingredients into batter.
  7. Drop by 1/2 teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
  8. Bake 350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes.
  9. Allow cookies to set on baking sheet for a few minutes before removing to cool. (NOTE: Do NOT cool completely on the cookie sheet)

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