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Brown Sugar Butterscotch Cookies

Soft and chewy brown sugar cookies with sweet butterscotch chips! You have to make these cookies! They are a favorite at our house!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 26 cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • Extra dark brown sugar for rolling cookies about 1/2 cup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper. Set pan aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cornstarch, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. Place butter and dark brown sugar in the bowl of an electric stand mixer. Beat on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Turn off the mixer and scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula. Add the egg and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until combined.
  4. With the mixer on low, slowly add the dry ingredients. Mix until the just combined. Stir in the butterscotch chips.
  5. Using a spoon or cookie scoop, form tablespoons size balls of cookie dough. Roll balls in brown sugar. Place on balls on prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake cookies for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned around the edges. Do not over bake. Cool on the pan for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire cooling rack and cool completely. Store in an air-tight container for up to 4 days.