Butterscotch Blondie Cookies

Butterscotch Blondie Cookies

A variation on my popular chocolate chip cookies, these cookies ditch the nuts and chocolate for butterscotch chips. They are a favorite among our kids as the sea salt provides a subtle but exotic foil against the sweetness of the butterscotch.
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Chill: 1 hour
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Total: 1 hour 45 min
  • Yields 16 cookies
Butterscotch Blondie Cookies

Carbohydrate Counts

Carbs-per-gram ratio: 0.5936

Serving Size 120g (about 72g carbs)

Carb calculations Weight Carbs
Sugar 160g (160g)
Brown sugar 170g (170g)
All purpose flour 454g (336g)
Butterscotch chips 312g (190g)
Net Weight 1442g (856g)

* Multiply serving weight in grams by the carbs-per-gram ratio to calculate the total estimated carbs. Provided for informational purposes only. Consult your doctor for insulin dosing advice.

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 160g / ¾ cup sugar
  • 170g / ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and both sugars just until creamy.
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Add the egg and vanilla and beat just until incorporated.
  • 454g / 16 ounces (about 3 cups) all purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons coarse sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • Stir together flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. When thoroughly mixed, add to batter and stir well, stopping just as the dry and wet ingredients begin to incorporate and the dough is still very dusty white.
  • 312g / 11 ounces butterscotch chips
  • Add butterscotch chips. Stir well until dry and wet ingredients have full combined into cookie dough.
  • If possible, chill the dough in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F degrees. Remove dough from refrigerator.
  • Using your hands, take about ¼ to ⅓ of a cup of dough and roll it into a ball. Evenly space formed cookie dough on two cookie sheets. There should be about 16 to 20 cookies.
  • Bake at 350°F until ridges on cookies are just starting to turn golden brown, about 25 minutes. (Note: If using two oven racks, switch positions of baking sheets after 8 minutes to ensure that the cookies cook evenly.)
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 5 to 10 minutes on cookie sheets. Transfer to wire rack and let cool, about 30 minutes. Store in an air tight container. Cookies will keep for up to a week.
From MakeBetterFood.com. . (http://makebetterfood.com/recipes/butterscotch-blondie-cookies/).
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