Our 30 Best Butterscotch Cookie Recipes
For butterscotch fans, there might not be anything better than a chewy, buttery butterscotch cookie. We've rounded up all of the best butterscotch cookie recipes so you've got every possible version in one place — from classic butterscotch oatmeal cookies to pumpkin butterscotch cookies and scotcheroos. Whether you want to use butterscotch chips or you're after an old-fashioned butterscotch flavor made with brown sugar, butter, and vanilla, you'll find it all here. Preheat the oven and let's get baking!
Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies
Hundreds of five-star reviews can't be wrong! These are sure to be your go-to oatmeal butterscotch cookies. Chewy oatmeal cookies loaded with butterscotch chips — what's not to love? Reviewer Shannon M. says, "Nice and chewy and just PERFECT. These are now my trademark cookies."
Pumpkin Butterscotch Cookies
For a taste of autumn anytime, make your butterscotch cookies pumpkin! These cake-like pumpkin cookies are super soft and studded with butterscotch chips.
Crispy Butterscotch Cookies
For those that love a perfectly dunkable cookie with lots of crisp texture, this is your recipe. Butterscotch chips and crispy rice cereal make these cookies as unique as they are oh-so delicious.
Easy Chocolate Butterscotch Cookies
What's better than a butterscotch cookie? A chocolate butterscotch cookie! These quick and easy cookies use a box of chocolate cake mix and butterscotch chips to make a homemade treat in no time.
Butterscotch Cookie Bars
An easy bar cookie bursting with butterscotch flavor thanks to melted butterscotch chips stirred right into the cookie dough.
Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies
Another classic butterscotch and oatmeal pairing, but this recipe calls for whole wheat flour and ground flax seed for a bit of a nutritional boost, too! These get two thumbs up from Allrecipes Allstar Joey Joan: "A nice crisp cookie with a very good flavor."
Pumpkin Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies
The best of all autumn worlds! Pumpkin puree and cinnamon combine with oats and butterscotch chips in this cakey cookie.
White Chocolate Butterscotch Rum Cookies
Boozy butterscotch cookies? Yes, please! These cookies feature both white chocolate and butterscotch chips with a healthy dose of spiced rum. A festive cookie perfect for the holidays — but easy enough for anytime.
Butterscotch Lace Cookies
Before there were butterscotch chip cookies, there were butterscotch lace cookies. No chips here! These delicate cookies get their butterscotch flavor the old fashioned way, with a combo of butter, brown sugar, vanilla, and molasses.
Butterscotch Icebox Cookies
Recipe creator Pam says these are great cookies "my southern Grandma used to make." Indeed, they're an old-fashioned butterscotch cookie recipe that gets its butterscotch flavor the traditional way, with dark brown sugar, butter, and vanilla. The added pecans are the perfect complement.
Special Butterscotch Chip Cookies in a Jar
The perfect gift for the butterscotch fan in your life, this recipe for butterscotch cookie mix in a jar has a solid five-star rating and dozens of glowing reviews.
Butterscotch Apple Cookies
Grated apples, walnuts, and butterscotch chips make these cookies stand out from the rest. Reviewer MEDFORD63 gave them the seal of approval: "A unique cookie with a nice, chewy/cakey texture that I really liked."
Butterscotch Potato Chip Cookies
If you love a bit of crunch with a sweet-n-salty edge, these cookies are for you. Crushed potato chips are the secret ingredient here that simply makes these cookies. As reviewer Amanda explains, "This cookie is a hit every where I go. People are stunned there are potato chips in them."
Butterscotch Pecan Cookies
A cake-like cookie featuring butterscotch pudding mix for all that gorgeous butterscotch flavor you're looking for. But it doesn't end there — some butterscotch chips are added to the dough for good measure!
Butterscotch Oatmeal Cookies I
Chocolate chips combine with butterscotch chips for a superior oatmeal cookie experience.
Three ingredients is all you need to make these deliciously crunchy no-bake drop cookies.
Getting your butterscotch fix doesn't get easier than this. Just three ingredients, including chow mein noodles for that satisfying crunch that'll have you reaching for more!
Marietta's Butterscotch Bourbon Biscotti
Make these butterscotch biscotti now, thank Marietta later! Perfect for dunking in coffee, you'll look forward to this afternoon pick-me-up all day long.
If chewy cookies are your jam, try this recipe. Note several reviewers suggest increasing the flour to 2 cups for a five-star cookie.
All the glowing reviews can't be wrong: Butterscotch and coconut is a match made in heaven. Just take it from reviewer micavee19: "I made the recipe exactly as it is written and we loved them! If you're a big fan of coconut and butterscotch these are the cookies for you!"
Almonds, butterscotch chips, and a healthy pour of whiskey make these biscotti great. Reviewer Jennifer loved them: "This recipe is amazing. I cut mine a little bigger...and drizzle with white chocolate for a professional beautiful finish"
Natural butterscotch flavor thanks to an all brown sugar cookie. The cashews are an interesting and not-so-common addition. Reviewer Sarah loved them: "I was looking for a way to use cashew bits and this was a great way to do it. Super simple and easy recipe with things I always have around."
Butterscotch Oat Bars
Take it from reviewer Jackie: "Wow! I was looking for an oatmeal and butterscotch chip bar and this was exactly what I wanted! It was SO yummy. I think I'll be making these much more often than regular oatmeal cookies!"
Chocolate Scotcheroo Bars
A no-bake bar cookie that butterscotch dreams are made of! One word of advice from a seasoned scotcheroo maker: "These are an old family favorite and super easy but DO NOT let the corn syrup come to a bubbling all-over boil. That's what makes them hard! Just let the sugar melt with tiny bubbles."
Oatmeal Scotchies Cookies
Chewy cookies with loads of butterscotch goodness! As recipe creator Chris Diaz explains, "If you prefer a crisper cookie, just bake for a couple of minutes longer."
Fudge Jumbles (Chocolate Cookie Bars)
Fudgy, butterscotchy cookie heaven! The butterscotch and chocolate fudge filling is gooey and absolutely delicious.
Sometimes you just want a classic! This is the only scotcharoo recipe you need try. The hundreds of glowing reviews say it all.
Almost-Candy Easy Bar Cookies
Bar cookies so sweet and delicious, they're almost candy! Made with a base of devil's food cake mix and embellished with chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, and coconut — your sweet tooth will love these!
Quick Kitchen Sink Cookies
Yummy kitchen sink cookies featuring the all-important butterscotch chip!
Orange's Famous Oatmeal Scotchies
If you want to be famous for your cookies, too, you need to try this recipe! Rolled oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and butterscotch chips make every bite of these cookies a treat.