Butterscotch Delights are just ... delightful! This butterscotch cookie recipe is very unique. It's full of delicious ingredients such as butterscotch pudding mix, butterscotch chips, yellow cake mix, and old-fashioned oats. There are so many goodies wrapped up in one little cookie! These cookies are special enough to serve as a Christmas cookie, but they can really be made anytime your butterscotch craving kicks in. If you like cookies, cake, or pudding, then you'll have a good time with these butterscotch cookies.
Makes3 dozen cookies
- Nonstick cooking spray
- 1 (16.5-ounce) box yellow cake mix
- 1 (3.4-ounce) box instant butterscotch pudding mix
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1 cup old-fashioned oats
- 1 (11-ounce) package butterscotch chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
Pour 1/2 box of cake mix into mixing bowl. Add entire package of instant pudding and cream cheese. Beat on low with an electric mixer for 1 minute until cake mix, pudding and cream cheese are combined.
Add egg, vanilla and oil and beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add rest of cake mix, oats and chips and mix by hand, using a rubber spatula.
Drop by teaspoonfuls on prepared cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until golden; cookies will be pale with light brown edges around the bottom. Remove from oven and cool 5 minutes; then transfer to cooling rack and cool completely.
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