Try a New Recipe: Oatmeal Scotchies


These cookies are one of my favorites; crispy, chewy and wholesome-tasting. My grandma always used to make them for me, and still occasionally makes them when I see her. She lives far away, otherwise I’m sure she would bake me cookies whenever I asked. (And since I moved away, sometimes I’ve been pleasantly surprised by a box of cookies in the mail). I love my grandma! I finally got the recipe from her again a couple years ago, to include in our family cookbook.

Guess what? My grandma is here! And she brought me some of these cookies, so I have to share them with you before I eat them all…

Oatmeal Scotchies
Makes about 48 3-inch cookies or 30 4 1/2-inch cookies.

2 cups unsifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 ½ cups firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tablespoon water
1 ½ cups quick oats, uncooked
One 12-ounce package (2 cups) butterscotch chips
½ teaspoon orange extract or vanilla

Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, eggs and water; beat until creamy. Gradually add flour mixture. Stir in oats, chips and extract. Drop by slightly rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes, until edges are golden brown. Remove from oven and let sit on pan for a minute or two before removing to racks to cool.
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julie

Yum! these cookies look delicious! I love anything using butterscotch chips.

So I added my recipe to your sidebar and then realized that in addition to not putting in a link to a recipe featuring pineapple, the picture to what I did add didn’t show up. I apologize for not paying attention before I added. You can remove it if you want to. I’m honestly not even sure I have a recipe using pineapple. I guess I know what I need to start using in recipes!