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Butterscotch Lace Cookies

Rated as 4.41 out of 5 Stars

"These need to stand overnight. Do not make them in hot, humid weather as the cookies absorb moisture from the air and become limp."
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Ingredients

1 d 35 m servings 106
Original recipe yields 36 servings (6 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Place rolled oats and brown sugar in a bowl. Pour melted butter over oats and stir to combine. Let mixture stand at room temperature overnight so oats absorb butter.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet very well, or line it with greased parchment paper.
  3. Mix salt, molasses, flour, egg, and vanilla into oat mixture. Drop level teaspoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake only 12 cookies per pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until edges are brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Allow to remain on sheet a few minutes, until firm, then immediately remove with spatula to cooling rack.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 106 calories; 5.6 13.4 1 19 74 Full nutrition

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Don't be fooled! This recipe will make you a plethora of cookies! I expected three dozen, but it made closer to 12 dozen. I made mine with Quaker quick oats. Yes, cookies start out very tiny ...

Most helpful critical review

Recipe leaves out anything butterscotch!!

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Don't be fooled! This recipe will make you a plethora of cookies! I expected three dozen, but it made closer to 12 dozen. I made mine with Quaker quick oats. Yes, cookies start out very tiny ...

I just tried the exact same recipe out of my mom's 1963 Cooky book. (Yep that's how it was spelled 50 years ago.) I came on here to see if there was anything better because mine look like regu...

these are sooooooo good, I have made them for parties and gifts and they always disappear!

Pretty good cookie! Very delicate and candy-like. I wouldn't recommend making them in a case where they have to be transported, as they are thin and break easily. They're nice crumbled over i...

These are awesome cookies.

BEST COOKIES IN THE WORLD!!! I had rated them before but they didn't turn out right. Three words...NON-STICK PARCHMENT PAPER. Made all the difference in the world. I followed the recipe exactly,...

Fabulous recipe. I made it last fall for work and have been requested to make it every time since. I have substituted all sorts of gluten-free flours for the all-purpose flours and they've bee...

This was the best oatmeal cookie I have had. To make it a little healthier I used sucant (dried cane juice) instead of brown sugar and I used spelt flour instead of all-purpose white flour. Th...

I used dark brown sugar so I eliminated the molasses. I'm glad I had a silicone sheet to use, so they didn't stick, but they look like they could have stuck a lot on an unprotected cookie sheet...