Skip to content

Butterscotch Chip Cookies

March 15, 2013

This has been a great week here in Florida for making cookies.  Cooler temperatures, low humidity and St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Sunday.  (There can never be too many choices on that special day).  I have always been a fan of “Fannie Farmer” cookies and this comes from the basic sugar cookie recipe (you will see plenty of these on my plate).

P1170795

Butterscotch Chip Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C. Unsalted Butter (melted)
  • 3/4 C. Brown Sugar
  • 1 Lg. Egg or 2 Egg Yolks
  • 1/2 t. Vanilla Extract
  • 1 T. Cream or Milk
  • 1 1/4 C. Flour
  • 1/4 t. Salt
  • 1/4 t. Baking Powder

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Add the sugar to the melted butter and heat slowly until well blended *
  3. Add the egg and vanilla and beat thoroughly; add the cream or milk and combine thoroughly
  4. In another bowl sift together the flour, salt and baking powder
  5. Stir the flour mixture into the butter mixture and blend well
  6. Use a teaspoon to arrange on a buttered cookie sheet (1″ apart)
  7. Bake for 8-10 min./cool on a wired rack

* 1/4 C. Chopped Walnuts / Add nuts at this time (optional)

P1170771

P1170773

P1170775

P1170777

P1170790

Yield: Approx. 2 Dozen

Recipe from Fanny Farmer Cookbook

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: