- 1 6-oz package butterscotch morsels
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 tspn baking soda
- 1/3 chopped nuts
- 3/4 tspn vanilla extract
Over hot (not boiling) water, combine butterscotch morsels and butter. Stir until morsels melt and mixture is smooth.
Add brown sugar and egg; beat until light and fluffy. Add flour and baking soda. Stir in nuts and vanilla extract.
Wrap in waxed paper, and chill in refrigerator until firm enough to handle (about 1 hour). Shape into log about 12 x 1-1/2 inches. Wrap and return to refrigerator.
To bake, preheat over to 375 degrees. Cut log into slices 1/8 inch thick. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 5 to 6 minutes. Makes 8 dozen cookies.
(Origin - "Toll House Heritage Cookbook: A Collection of Favorite Dessert Recipes," a Rutledge Book, 1980.)
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