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Butterscotch Icebox Cookies

"Great dark brown sugar icebox cookies my southern Grandma used to make."
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Ingredients

servings 322 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Cream butter, add sugar and cream well. Beat in eggs, then add sifted dry ingredients, vanilla and nuts.
  2. Shape into rolls, wrap in wax paper and freeze or put in refrigerator until firm.
  3. Slice and place about an inch apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake about 12 minutes at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. When done, remove from pan at once with a spatula. Store in a covered container and they will remain crisp.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 322 calories; 15.4 g fat; 43.4 g carbohydrates; 3.9 g protein; 48 mg cholesterol; 222 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Outstanding! We love these. The only change I make is light brown sugar instead of dark, and bake at 375 degrees.

Most helpful critical review

First batch burned on the outside and was raw on the inside, terrible. Second batch, I lowered the heat to 350, and made the slices thinner. They turned out good, but cookie is way too sweet. ...

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Outstanding! We love these. The only change I make is light brown sugar instead of dark, and bake at 375 degrees.

Really nice flavor. I baked them and then froze them and the flavor seemed to get stronger after they were thawed. Made these for our local Fair and I won first prize! Great recipe.

Very good Butterscotch cookies! Just what I was looking for. I did follow others advice and turn the temp down to 375 and the cooking time down to 10 mins and they turned out perfect!

Excellent well keeping icebox cookie,family loved it

Very good.I thought 12 min was a bit to long though. will cut it back to 10 next time.

Excellent. Doubled the recipe and froze the rolls overnight. We had a cookie baking party and these sliced great. Cook until only light brown and they keep better without getting quite so crunch...

Not a huge taste of butterscotch, even after I added in butterscotch chips. But a HUGE hit, my grandfather loves them!

THANK YOU THANK YOU !!!! I CAN'T FIND MY RECIPE FOR THIS COOKIE THAT I USED TO MAKE EVERY YEAR. WE MOVED INTO A NEW HOME AND HAVEN'T TOTALLY UNPACKED. THIS SEEMS TO BE THE EXACT ONE.....I WILL...

This is one of my all time favorite cookies. I used to make them years ago and lost the recipe. After much searching, trying and disappointment, I finally found it! I use half light and half dar...