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Butterscotch Peanut Butter Cookies

Butterscotch peanut butter cookies will melt in your mouth. They never last long at my house! Children and adults will love these yummy snacks. Wonderful with coffee or milk and a great gift for any holiday. 

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: buttersctoch peanut butter cookies, Pumpkin Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies
Servings: 4 dozen
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or nuts of your choice


  • In a large bowl, beat sugars, margarine and peanut butter until light and fluffy. Add vanilla and egg; blend well. Stir in flour, baking soda and salt; mix well. Fold in butterscotch chips and nuts. Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten with fork dipped in sugar. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets immediately and cool completely. Makes 4 to 5 dozen depending on size.