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Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies with Rolled Oats

Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies – Perfectly chewy cookies filled with old-fashioned rolled oats and creamy butterscotch chips. These are perfect for holiday cookie exchanges or for any time of the year! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon hot water
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups Quaker Old Fashioned Rolled Oats
  • 1 package butterscotch chips


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large mixing bowl cream together butter and sugars until smooth. Add in eggs and vanilla, then beat in the hot water.
  • In a smaller bowl, combine flour and baking soda. Gradually add to creamed mixture, beating until smooth. Carefully stir in rolled oats and butterscotch chips.
  • Drop tablespoons of dough onto baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 8-9 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool on pan for a couple of minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.