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Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies

Soft and chewy, these are a classic!

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 7 to 10 minutes per batch
Yield: 2 dozen cookies


  • 1-1/4 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter OR margarine, very soft
  • 1/4 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup Fisher® Chopped Pecans
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips


  1.  Preheat oven to 375°F.  Spray a large baking sheet(s) with cooking spray.
  2. Combine oats, flour, brown sugar, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl; set aside. Beat butter, corn syrup, egg and vanilla in a small bowl until thoroughly combined. Add to flour mixture; stir until blended. Stir in nuts and butterscotch chips.  (Dough will be stiff.)
  3. Drop dough by level tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets.  Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet 1 minute; remove to cool on wire racks.
  4. Recipe provided courtesy of Fisher Nut Company.  Fisher® is a registered trademark of John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., and is not affiliated with ACH Food Companies, Inc.