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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Butterscotch Chip Pan Cookies

When I was a kid, my mom used to make chocolate chip pan cookies.  I loved them.  It was such a different treat from the standard cookie.....sort of a cross between a brownie and cookie...at least that's what I thought at the time.  I actually have not had a pan cookie since I was a kid...strange...must not be an "in" thing anymore :)  Anyway, other then the fact that I over baked these just a tad bit...they were wonderful....they really brought back great memories of my childhood.  It was the perfect little treat!

Butterscotch Chip Pan Cookies
Adapted from Nestle®
Printable Recipe 
Ingredients:
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large eggs
2 cups (1 12oz bag) butterscotch chips

Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Grease a 10 x 15-inch jelly roll pan.

Combine flour, baking soda and salt in small bowl.  In a large mixer bowl (I used my stand mixer), beat the butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Gradually beat in flour mixture.  Stir in morsels.  Spread into prepared pan.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool in pan on wire rack.  Cut into bars....and enjoy!!


7 comments:

Cranberry Morning said...

Oh yummy! And pan cookies, like brownies, can be whipped up in a couple minutes. I may need to make these this weekend for the houseful of company! :-)

Andrea the Kitchen Witch said...

I love butterscotch cookies!! YUM! Pan cookies are so good, like you I've not had them since I was a kid and my mom didn't want to take the time to make individual cookies. These look delicious Jenn!

Jennifurla said...

This looks good, they were the *in* thing at one time...funny how food changes with the fashion. happy holidays

Mary said...

I'm going to gain weight if I keep coming here. These sound wonderful. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

Pam said...

Simple and delicious - the pan cookies look great.

Georgia (The Comfort of Cooking) said...

Mmmm, Jenn these look so soft and fluffy and what I want (but don't need in the hips) right now! Yum! Thanks for sharing these. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

vickdn said...

I have some butterscotch chips, and I think EVERYTHING else on this ingredient list.... that means I'm making this soon!