Thursday, May 25, 2023

Farmer's Butterscotch - Oatmeal Cookies (1979)

  •  3/4 cup sifted flour
  • 3/4 tspn baking soda
  • 1/8 tspn salt
  • 1/4 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
Sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, and set aside.  Cream together shortening, brown sugar, and sugar in a bowl, until light and fluffy, using electric mixer at medium speed. Add egg, and mix well.

Gradually stir dry ingredients into creamed mixture, blending well. Stir in oats. Drop mixture by rounded teaspoonfuls about 3 inches apart, on greased baking sheets.

Bake in 325 degree oven 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from baking sheets, and cool on racks. Makes 2 1/2 dozen. 

More "Lost" Butterscotch Recipes
Butterscotch Pie (1982)
Betty Crocker's Classic Butterscotch Sauce (1950)

(Origin - "Farm Journal's Complete Home Baking Book" by Elise W Manning, 
Farm Journal Food Editor, 1979.)

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