Peanut Butter Cookies with Butterscotch Chips

Anita Hoffman


Peanut butter cookies just like Mom made, with the addition of yummy butterscotch chips for extra flavor and a sweet crunch.
Recipe and photo adapted from My Recipes.


★★★★★ 1 vote

36 cookies
20 Min
15 Min


  • 1 pkg
    (11 ounces) butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 c
    peanut butter, chunky (not "all natural")
  • 1 c
  • 1
    egg, large
  • 1 tsp
  • 1-1/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp

How to Make Peanut Butter Cookies with Butterscotch Chips


  1. In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients.
  2. Beat butter and peanut butter until smooth.
    Gradually add sugar, beating to blend.
    Beat in egg and vanilla.
    Stir in flour mixture and butterscotch chips.
    Form into a large disc and wrap in plastic.
    Chill for 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Form dough into 1 1/2 inch balls.
    Using a fork, press balls flat, then press again to form criss cross pattern.
    Bake at 375 degrees on parchment lined baking sheets for 11- 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  4. Cool for 10 minutes on baking sheets before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

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About Peanut Butter Cookies with Butterscotch Chips

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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