Butterscotch Cookies

Oxmoor House
about 7 dozen


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1 1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in flour and baking powder, mixing well.

Divide dough in half; shape each half into a roll, 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper, and chill overnight or until firm.

Cut into 1/4-inch slices; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.

Created date

February 2010