Butterscotch Refrigerator Cookies

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Freezable. Great for OAMC Time does not include the time to chill the dough.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, salt, cinnamon, and soda together.
  2. Cream shortening and butter; gradually add sugar; beat til light. Add eggs, water, and vanilla; mix well.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and creamed mixture. Add nuts.
  4. Shape dough into rolls 2 inches in diameter. Wrap tightly in waxed paper. Chill thoroughly -- overnight for best results.
  5. May be frozen at this point.
  6. (Or pack in frozen fruit juice cans and chill thoroughly. Detach bottom of can; push dough out to slice).
  7. Bake 1 1/2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet in hot oven (400 degrees) 10 to 12 minutes.
  8. Cool on racks.


Most Helpful

I love the flavor of these cookies!! Nice and crunchy and definitely a keeper! This recipe is going straight to my favorites folder. My kids won't stop eating them! Thanks for this!

byZula September 12, 2006

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