Chocolate-Dipped Butterscotch Logs

Total Time
Prep 50 mins
Cook 8 mins

This doesn't include the 2 hour chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large bowl, beat butter on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  2. Add brown sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Beat until combined, scraping sides of bowl occasionally.
  4. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined.
  5. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer.
  6. Stir in any remaining flour and the butterscotch pieces.
  7. Divide dough in half.
  8. Shape each half into a 9 inch long log; flatten so logs are about 2 ½ inches wide.
  9. Wrap logs in plastic wrap or waxed paper.
  10. Chill for 2 hours or until firm.
  11. Preheat oven to 350°F Using a sharp knife, cut logs crosswise into ¼ inch slices.
  12. Place slices 1 inch apart on un-greased cookie sheet.
  13. Bake in preheated oven for 8 – 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  14. Transfer to wire rack and cool.
  15. Meanwhile, spread almonds in a single layer in a shallow baking pan.
  16. Toast in the 350F oven for 5 – 10 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  17. Remove from oven and cool.
  18. In a small saucepan, combine chocolate pieces and shortening.
  19. Cook and stir over low heat until melted.
  20. Dip ends of cookies into melted chocolate.
  21. Place cookies on waxed paper.
  22. Sprinkle almonds on chocolate.
  23. Let stand for 30 minutes or until chocolate is set.
  24. To Store: Place cookies in layers separated by waxed paper in an airtight container.
  25. Store at room temp for up to 3 days.


Most Helpful

Made these for my cookie exchange this year and they were wonderful. Sliced the dough very thin and then baked a little long so they would be crisp. Made just as directed and they were so butterscotchy and wonderful. Almonds sent them over the top. Will make again without question. A lovely cookie, simple and unique flavor. What else could you want? Thanks!

Messy44 December 09, 2009

Wonderful butterscotch aroma while they cook....easy to whip together, slice, bake, dip, voila! It made 5 dozen cookies. I didn't bother with the shortening.

skunk galloway November 25, 2004

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