Tempt My Tummy with Oatmeal Scotchies

by Lisa on September 24, 2012

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My daughter, Grace, has been home sick for the past 4 days. She has been miserable each time that fever creeps back up.  Because we have been home bound, I thought baking cookies may cheer her up.  With no appetite, I was willing to try anything to get Grace to eat.  My immediate thought was chocolate chip cookies… but OH NO! I was out of chocolate chips!  I could not believe I let that happen.   Then I saw the bag of butterscotch chips. YUMMO! I knew I could make something special with them.  I found a recipe for oatmeal scotchies.  The recipe was easy and I had all the ingredients.  It was a winner for Grace, hubby, and myself.  I think this has become a new favorite.

Oatmeal Scotchies Cookies - recipe at blessedwithgrace.net

OATMEAL SCOTCHIES

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup s all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups quick or old- fashioned oats
  • 1 2/3 cup (11-oz pkg) butterscotch morsels

Directions:

Preheat oven 375Oatmeal Scotchies Cookies by blessedwithgrace.net

  1. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Beat butter, sugar, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla extract in a large mixer bowl. Gradually add flour mixture.
  3. Stir in oats and butterscotch morsels.
  4. Spoon onto ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake 7-8 minutes for chewy cookies; 9-10 minutes for crisp cookies.

These are so good…. I think I will quickly finish writing this post and go grab another cookie.  I am so glad we still have a few left!  :-)

Do you have a favorite “go-to” cookie recipe?

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Lisa @akawest September 24, 2012 at 7:53 pm

I hope your daughter feels better. Oatmeal Scotchies are yummy. :)

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kristi@ishouldbemoppingthefloor September 24, 2012 at 8:34 pm

Hope Grace is better soon! Thanks for hosting!

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Miz Helen September 24, 2012 at 9:06 pm

Hi Lisa,
It is always hard when the little ones are not feeling good, these cookies are sure to make her feel better. Hope you have a good week and thanks for sharing.
Miz Helen

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Melissa @ The Alchemist September 24, 2012 at 10:12 pm

The cookies look amazing. I hope your daughter feels better.

Melissa @ The Alchemist

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Lisa September 24, 2012 at 10:28 pm

These cookies look SO delicious! I hope your little one feels better. I’ll say a prayer for her tonight. Thanks so much for hosting. Feel free to come and link it up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday,” as well. :-) Many blessings, Lisa

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Diane Balch September 25, 2012 at 6:36 am

It is a catastrophic event in our house too when we run out of chocolate chips. Hope your daughter feels better soon. I think your cookies are very inventive.

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SusieQTpies September 25, 2012 at 7:29 am

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Have a super day!

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lisa September 25, 2012 at 8:18 am

Hope she feels better soon!

Something about butterscotch chips are just so good and they make me smile! :)

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Reecea September 25, 2012 at 9:38 am

Thanks for the recipe shares. Hope your girl feels better soon.

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Helen September 25, 2012 at 10:44 am

those look like a good addition to oatmeal cookies, hope Grace starts to feel better soon, we’ve watched her grow up through blog land so she’s like one of our own lol!
Helen

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Living So Abundantly September 25, 2012 at 7:53 pm

Hoping your daughter is feeling well soon! Best wishes!

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madge | the vegetarian casserole queen September 25, 2012 at 8:57 pm

So sorry to hear about your child. Its so hard to see your kids miserable.

Your cookies sound amazing! Are they chewy or crunchy?

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Loy September 26, 2012 at 12:48 am

Glad you discovered Oatmeal Scotchies. Aren’t they wonderful? Thanks for a great party.

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Michelle September 26, 2012 at 1:17 pm

Yum – I love these cookies. And I could really use some right now. I may need to make cookies today!

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