No-Bake Chocolate-Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 24
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • ½ cup butterscotch morsels ( plus extra for topping cookies if desired)
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 3½ cups instant oats (Use gluten-free quick oats to make this cookie gluten-free) You can use 2 – 2½ cups of rolled oats, but they take longer to absorb the liquid and produce a chewier cookie
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Add the butter, sugar, and milk to a large pan. Bring to a boil over medium to medium-high heat, and constantly stir for one minute.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat and add the butterscotch morsels, chocolate chips, vanilla, and salt.
  4. Stir the mixture for an additional minute to incorporate all the ingredients.
  5. Add the oatmeal and stir with a rubber spatula until all of the ingredients are well combined.
  6. Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon, drop the mixture on to the baking sheet. Add 1 -2 butterscotch morsels to the top of each cookie.
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