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When fall rolls around the tastes for snacks and treats change. When it’s time for dessert its usually fewer requests for ice cream but more for gooey brownies. After School Snacks are now warm or spicy or sometimes a little of both like these oatmeal raisin butterscotch cookies. Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies Recipe, kids in the kitchen, cooking with kids, fall flavors

 Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies Recipe, kids in the kitchen, cooking with kids, fall flavors

With a big dose of cinnamon and a pinch each of chili, ginger, clove and nutmeg they give off a warmth that feels so good especially as the season cools off. Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies Recipe, kids in the kitchen, cooking with kids, fall flavors

Shae saw me bring home a huge container of oatmeal and said she wanted to make cookies. Who am I to deny a girl and her cookies. I gave her all the ingredients, the recipe and let her get to work. Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies Recipe, kids in the kitchen, cooking with kids, fall flavors  Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies Recipe, kids in the kitchen, cooking with kids, fall flavors

Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies-makes 24 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 white sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch each of chili powder, ginger, clove & nutmeg (cardamom would be a great here too)
  • 1/2 salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare 2-3 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In a mixing bowl cream together butter and sugars till creamy.
Beat in vanilla and eggs till smooth. Occasionally scrape down sides.
In a separate bowl blend together flour, baking soda, spices and salt
Add flour mixture to sugar and eggs slowly to prevent flour from flying into theair. Do not over mix.
Add oats, raisins and butterscotch chips and blend for 10 seconds.
Drop heaping spoonfuls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
Bake for 11-13 minutes and cool on wire racks. Cookies should be crisp on the edges and bottom and chewy in the middle.

 Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies Recipe, kids in the kitchen, cooking with kids, fall flavors

 These are quickly becoming a family fall favorite. What flavors do you crave in the cooler weather?

Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies

Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies

Ingredients

  • 1/2 butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 white sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch each of chili powder, ginger, clove & nutmeg (cardamom would be a great here too)
  • 1/2 salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup butterscotch chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare 2-3 cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl cream together butter and sugars till creamy.
  3. Beat in vanilla and eggs till smooth. Occasionally scrape down sides.
  4. In a separate bowl blend together flour, baking soda and salt
  5. Add flour mixture to sugar and eggs slowly to prevent flour from flying into theair. Do not over mix.
  6. Add oats, raisins and butterscotch chips and blend for 10 seconds.
  7. Drop heaping spoonfuls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  8. Bake for 11-13 minutes and cool on wire racks. Cookies should be crisp on the edges and bottom and chewy in the middle.
http://lookwhatmomfound.com/2014/10/spicy-oatmeal-raisin-butterscotch-cookies-kidsinthekitchen.html

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Comments

  1. Those look delicious! I wonder if I can substitute GF flour to make these safely for us.

  2. Yummy looks delicious. I could make this and my kids would enjoy licking the bowl.

  3. Hello cute lady! It is always a pleasure to stop by and party with you each week. I hope you get a chance to swing by our party. That would be amazing. http://loulougirls.blogspot.com
    Happy Friday! Lou Lou girls

  4. Oh yum! Pinning!

  5. There’s a whole lot of delicious going on in those cookies. I love a little spice with sweet. It’s an unexpected surprise.

  6. Oatmeal Raising are one of my favorites – Oatmeal Scotchies are a favorite with kids – several in my family love anything spice – so this recipe is sure to be a winner! thanks so much for the new recipe, and for hosting every week!

  7. I love oatmeal cookies with added ingredients like butterscotch. I love your yellow mixer.

  8. I need to try these! I was just telling my oldest I needed a good oatmeal cookie recipe!

  9. Sarah Hughes says:

    YUMM!!! I am pinning these now and on a side note…I love your yellow kitchen aid mixer!

  10. Oh these look so yummy. I bet they are bursting with flavor.

  11. These look really good. My 6 year old would eat them up.

  12. I have this funny feeling that if I made these they would not last long in my house.

  13. These look like the perfect oatmeal cookies to make this fall!

  14. I usually make a ton of cookies at Christmas so I’ll add this to my line up.

    Lee

  15. While everyone’s busy eating chocolate chips, I’m over here with my oatmeal raisin!! LOVE

  16. These look really good. My son would love these. Will definitely have to save this recipe for later.

  17. Thanks for letting me know about the link party!

  18. Some white pepper is also SUPER good in oatmeal cookies. I love the addition of the chili powder in these! YUM!

  19. Dang, these sound really good!

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