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Scotch-Oat-Chip Cookies

Source: www.cookbooks.com/Recipe-Details.aspx?id=662513

Ingredients

  1. 1 c. (2 sticks) margarine or butter, softened
  2. 1 1/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar
  3. 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  4. 2 eggs
  5. 2 tsp. vanilla
  6. 1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  7. 1 tsp. baking soda
  8. 1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
  9. 2 1/2 c. oats (quick or old-fashioned)
  10. 1 (12 oz.) pkg. butterscotch chips
  11. 1 c. coarsely chopped nuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°.
  2. Beat margarine and sugars until creamy. Add eggs, milk and vanilla; beat well.
  3. Add flour, baking soda and salt; mix well.
  4. Stir in oats, butterscotch chips and nuts; mix well.
  5. Drop by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 9 to 10 minutes for a chewy cookie or 12 to 13 minutes for a crisp cookie.
  7. Cool 1 minute on a cookie sheet; remove to wire rack.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Makes about 5 dozen 2 1/2-inch cookies.