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Butterscotch Cookies

Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

  • 12 Jars / 1 wide mouth Quart Mason Jars
  • 18 cups or 5 lbs + 1 cup / 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 9 Tbs or 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon / 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons / 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 6 cups or 3 - 11 oz. bags / 1/2 cup butterscotch chips
  • 6 cups / 1/2 cup crispy rice cereal

Wet Ingredients for 1 jar

  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 1 large egg
  • 3-4 tablespoons of water

Instructions

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, cream 1/2 cup butter.
  • Add 1 egg and 3 to 4 tablespoons of water.
  • Add entire jar of butterscotch cookie mix and stir until blended.
  • Drop dough by spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookies sheet.
  • Bake for 12 minutes in 350 degree F. oven.
  • Remove from oven and cool.

To Make the Layered Jar Gift

  • Combine flour, baking soda and baking powder together and add as first layer to jar.
  • Next layer brown sugar, then white sugar, then oats, then butterscotch chips, then rice krispies. Screw the jar on the lid, and cover with a circle of fabric or a paper doily, held down with a rubber band. Cover the rubber band with yarn or ribbon and tie a bow.