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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 Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 26 cookies
Calories: 155kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon 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

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with a Silpat baking mat or parchment paper. Set pan aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cornstarch, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • 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.
  • With the mixer on low, slowly add the dry ingredients. Mix until the just combined. Stir in the butterscotch chips.
  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 179IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg