Butterscotch Date Cookies Recipe

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Butterscotch Date Cookies Recipe
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Butterscotch Date Cookies Recipe

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Butterscotch has always been my favorite flavor, so when I found this recipe, loaded with butterscotch plus dates, it was a winner. The warm golden tones and crispy crust make it a very nice cookie for autumn.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chopped dates

Directions

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add sour cream; beat just until combined. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in butterscotch chips and dates.
Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 8-12 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Butterscotch Date Cookies in Reminisce Extra November 2006, p53

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 197 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Add sour cream; beat just until combined. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in butterscotch chips and dates.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 8-12 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Remove to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Butterscotch Date Cookies in Reminisce Extra November 2006, p53

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grannyskitchen2 User ID: 5551955 94197
Reviewed May. 31, 2011

"Very good, my friends and family loved them."

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navymh User ID: 1655987 146555
Reviewed Mar. 20, 2010

"Wonderful taste, the butterscotch added a great change."

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