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Butterscotch Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.



Butterscotch Cookies are easy cake mix cookies the whole family will love.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

These soft and chewy cookies are sure to be a hit.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

This butterscotch cookie recipe takes just over twenty minutes from start to finish and produces about thirty cookies.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make these cookies, I started by dumping some softened butter and cream cheese into a mixing bowl.

softened butter and cream cheese in a bowl

I creamed them together until smooth.

I added some vanilla extract and an egg to the bowl.

an egg and vanilla extract added to mixing bowl with creamed butter and cream cheese mixture

I mixed well again.

cream butter and cream cheese mixture in a mixin gbowl

I added a box of butter pecan cake mix to the bowl.

add butter pecan cake mix to the bowl

I stirred until all of the ingredients were fully combined.

I added some butterscotch chips to the bowl.

butterscotch chips added to bowl with cookie dough

I folded them into the cookie dough.

I scooped the cookie dough and formed it into one inch balls.

butterscotch cookie dough in a scoop

I dropped the balls into powdered sugar and rolled them around until they were coated.

butterscotch cookie dough ball in a bowl of powdered sugar

I placed the dough balls on a parchment lined baking sheet.

butterscotch cookie dough balls on a parchment paper lined baking sheet

I baked the cookies until they started to brown slightly around the edges.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

I removed the baking sheet from the oven and left the cookies to cool on the pan for about five minutes.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

Then I transferred the cookies to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

Then the chewy cake mix cookies were ready to enjoy!

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious cookie recipe, then you need to try these Butterscotch Cookies!

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make These Butterscotch Cookies:

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8oz) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (15.25oz) Butter Pecan Cake Mix
  • 1 cup Butterscotch chips
  • 2 cups confectionary sugar

How to Make Butterscotch Cookies:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese.
  3. Add in vanilla extract and egg and combine.
  4. Next, add in cake mix and stir until well blended.
  5. Add in butterscotch chips. Fold until it’s evenly incorporated.
  6. Using a cookie scooper, scoop out the dough and form it into 1” ball.
  7. Drop them into the confectionary sugar and roll them around until coated.
  8. Place them about 2” apart on the baking sheet.
  9. Bake for about 10-13 minutes.
  10. Once it’s out of the oven, let cool for about 5 minutes.
  11. Enjoy!

FAQS:

How should I store my Butterscotch Cake Mix Cookies?

  • They can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Can I just store the dough mix ahead of time?

  • You can store them in the fridge for up to 1 week in an airtight container.
  • They can also be put in the freezer for up to 3 months in either a ziploc bag or
    airtight container. To thaw them, take them out overnight.


Any substitutions?

  • You can substitute butter pecan for white or vanilla if you feel that the
    combination of butter pecan and butterscotch are overpowering.
  • You can substitute butterscotch for toffee flavor such as Heath’s.
Yield: 30 cookies

Butterscotch Cookies

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

Butterscotch Cookies are chewy cookies made with butter pecan cake mix, cream cheese and loaded with Butterscotch chips.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 (8oz) cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 (15.25oz) Butter Pecan Cake Mix
  • 1 cup Butterscotch chips
  • 2 cups confectionary sugar

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese.
    3. Add in vanilla extract and egg and combine.
    4. Next, add in cake mix and stir until well blended.
    5. Add in butterscotch chips. Fold until it’s evenly incorporated.
    6. Using a cookie scooper, scoop out the dough and form it into 1” ball.
    7. Drop them into the confectionary sugar and roll them around until coated.
    8. Place them about 2” apart on the baking sheet.
    9. Bake for about 10-13 minutes.
    10. Once it’s out of the oven, let cool for about 5 minutes.
    11. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 116Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 38mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 0gSugar: 17gProtein: 1g

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Trina

Thursday 13th of October 2022

Can you use a substitute for cake mix? I like making from scratch resulting in chewy soft texture

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