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Oatmeal Scotchies

About 2.5 dozen (30) cookies
Prep info
15 min prep + 9 min bake per batch
Prep time
Not set
Cook time
24 minutes
Time required
24 minutes
Oven preheat
Desserts - Misc
Not tried


  • 1.25 c Flour (Self-Raising)
  • 1/2 t ground cinnamon
  • 227 g unsalted butter (softened)
  • 150 g Sugar (Granulated)
  • 165 g Sugar (Light Brown)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 3 c oats
  • 11 oz butterscotch chips
  • grated orange zest (optional)


Preheat oven to 375. Combine flour and cinnamon in a small bowl. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla in a large bowl, gradually adding in the flour mixture. Stir in the oats and butterscotch chips. Drop dough onto a Silpat lined or prepared baking sheet. 

If making larger cookies, bake 9 minutes or until cookies become just golden around the edges. Smaller cookies, 7 to 8 minutes. Cool briefly on the baking sheets before removing to a wire rack.