Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies

Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies

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based on 197 reviews
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15 min.
39 min.
60 cookies (5 dozen)

Butterscotch morsels add their sweet creaminess to this classic gingerbread cookie. The ultimate treat, warm from the oven with a glass of cold milk.


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/3 cup mild molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 2/3 cups (11-ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
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PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

COMBINE flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt in small bowl.

BEAT sugar, butter, molasses and egg in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. Stir in morsels. Drop by rounded tablespoon onto ungreased baking sheets.

BAKE for 9 to 11 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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Irresistible Cookies!

I've been making this recipe for the last several years and it is always a big hit!

- Sherry Ward from Detroit, MI

good variation of gingerbread

My family and I enjoyed these sweet cookies. The dough became quite thick so I was worried they wouldn't bake correctly, but they turned out fine.

- Jody Strong from Waynesville, OH

Hmm, Hmmm Delicious!!

I had to make 6+ dozen of these cookies over the holidays - I kept getting requests for them. They are soft and yummy and oh so easy to make. This recipe will be a new holiday tradition.

- Heather Koren from Beavercreek, OH

Gingerbread cookies without a rolling pin!

Besides having the treat of gingerbread cookies without a rolling pin, the butterscotch morsels add a complement of sweetness that can hold up to the spiciness of the gingerbread.

- Norma Hair from Blooming Glen, PA

Loved by all!

Made these over the Christmas holiday for a "different" ginger cookie. The response was overwhelming! Everyone who ate them, including the kids, said they were out of this world. This may just replace my regular ginger cookie recipe!

- Lena Siegler from Franklin Park, NJ

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/60 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 60

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 100
  • Calories from Fat: 40
  • Total Fat: 4.5g (7% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g (18% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 10mg (3% of DV)
  • Sodium: 90mg (4% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 15g (5% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g (0% of DV)
  • Sugars: 9g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 2% of DV
  • Iron: 2% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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