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BUTTERSCOTCH OATMEAL COOKIES. This is a hearty, soft and chewy cookie that is loaded with sweet flavorful butterscotch chips.

Soft and Chewy Oatmeal Scotchies


These delectable oatmeal cookies are loaded with sweet butterscotch chips and have a hint of cinnamon spice.


  • 1 1/4 cups (155g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon (5g) baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2g) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon (1g) ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup (227g) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (115g) packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups (280g) quick oats
  • 1 2/3 cups (300g/11oz pkg.) butterscotch chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F and line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla and beat until mixed.
  4. Gradually add in the flour mixture, then stir in the oats and chips.
  5. Using a medium cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop rounded cookie doughs onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake one sheet at a time for about 8-10 minutes or until the edges start to brown.
  6. The cookies will be soft and look slightly undercooked in the center. Let cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheets before transferring to a cooling rack.


Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Category: dessert, snack
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: oatmeal scotchie recipe, oatmeal butterscotch cookies, soft and chewy oatmeal cookies

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