Old-Fashioned Molasses-Butterscotch Chip Cookies - KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

Old-Fashioned Molasses-Butterscotch Chip Cookies

Posted: Updated:
TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

Ingredients:
3 sticks of butter (don't panic; remember, this makes a LOT of cookies!)
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 eggs
1 cup molasses
4 1/2 cups plain flour
1 TBS baking soda
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1  11-oz. package of butterscotch chips
1 or 2 cups of chopped pecans (optional)

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, & cinnamon. Set aside.

Cream butter, sugar, eggs, and molasses in the mixing bowl of an electric mixer until very creamy.

Gradually add flour mixture to the creamed mixture until all of it is in, occasionally stopping to scrape the sides and bottom of mixer bowl.  This should take no more than a minute  to a minute and a half or so.

Add the butterscotch chips and pecans, if using them.

Chill dough for about three hours, if your family will allow it.

Roll dough into walnut-sized balls, place on an ungreased cookie sheet, and bake at 375 degrees for about eight minutes. This cookie lends itself well to a range of doneness: if you prefer a softer cookie, eight minutes will likely be just right. Crispy-cookie lovers might want to bake for ten minutes.

Makes about four dozen cookies. Enjoy!

Follow Stephanie Hill Frazier's blog on Facebook and Twitter:
http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/shfrazier?ref=ts
https://twitter.com/mamastephf
http://mamastephf.com/

"A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. " ~Author Unknown

Powered by WorldNow

105 West Ferguson Street
Tyler, TX 75702

FCC Public File
publicfile@kltv.com
903-597-5588
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KLTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.