Friday, February 3, 2012

Oatmeal Scotchies in a Pan

If ever there was a cookie that screamed for milk, it is this wonderfully delicious butterscotch oatmeal cookie.  I'll wager we drank close to a quart of milk as we enjoyed every last morsel of this easy bar cookie.

Ole Sweetie-Pi loved this cookie so much he was eating them the next day for breakfast (and I confess so did I).  After all, it does have oatmeal in them as a main ingredient, so how bad can it really be? 

Oatmeal Scotchies in a Pan
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Preheat oven to 350*F.  Lightly grease a 9" x 13" baking pan.
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
2 cups butterscotch chips, divided

In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt; whisk together.  Add the rolled oats and 1 1/2 cups of butterscotch chips and stir to blend.

In a large bowl, mash the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth and creamy.  Beat in the eggs to make a creamy mixture. 

Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter-sugar mixture, beating well to combine.

Press the dough into the prepared baking dish.  Sprinkle the top with the remaining 1/2 cup of butterscotch chips.

Put pan  in preheated oven and bake about 30 to 35 minutes or until the top is a golden brown.  Allow to cool before cutting into bars and serving.

Cookies are very sweet and rich. Cut into small squares, approximately 24.


  1. These look wonderful- have some of my favorite ingredients. I bookmarked this and will be making it soon! You have a great blog with my kind of recipes! Love it!!!

  2. I love this Katy...never saw these oatmeal bars before and now I have to try them! Delicious...

  3. If it has oatmeal in it, I'm in! This looks so yummy, Katy. I'll be having mine with coffee:)

  4. These look so delicious. I would dearly love a few right now!

  5. OH! These look so good I'm featuring them in next Friday's Finds.

  6. These look wonderful....I am adding this to my list to make. You always find such great recipes!!! Thanks for sharing:)

  7. I have got to find a 9x13 pan over here so that I can start making these and other wonderful recipes that call for that pan size!

  8. oh these look so amazing, i love oatmeal bars!

  9. They look absolutely delicious!!


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