Double Butterscotch Cookies

READY IN: 4hrs 9mins
Recipe by grandma2969

you will need about 1 cup of finely chopped butterscotch candy for this..I usually put candy in heavy plastic bag and smash candy with a meat mallet...

Top Review by neilbur

I loved this recipe, only I did not add the butterscotch candy and I added 6 cups of flour and 1 tablespoon of baking soda as the recipe left out these 2 ingredients.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. in large bowl, cream butter, crisco, brown sugar till light and fluffy -- 2-3 minutes --
  2. add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  3. beat in vanilla --
  4. combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  5. gradually add to the creamed mixture.mix well.
  6. stir in toffee pieces and finely chopped butterscotch candy and pecans, if using --
  7. shape into 3 14" rolls.wrap each in plastic wrap -- refrigerate 4 hours.
  8. unwrap and cut in 1/2" slices.
  9. place 2" apart on greased cookie sheets --
  10. bake at 375* for 9-11 minutes.do not overbake --
  11. cool 1-2 minutes before removing to rack to cool --
  12. if choosing not to bake all the cookies at once -- double wrap and label and freeze cookies up to 2 months -- .

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