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Soft Butterscotch-Oat Raisin Cookies

Soft Butterscotch-Oat Raisin CookiesA yummy, soft and chewy cookie, chock-full of good-for-you ingredients like oats, walnuts, raisins and wheat germ, along with the addition of sweet and creamy butterscotch chips. A terrific cookie to serve at autumn parties.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 pkg. large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup milk
1 3/4 cups (11 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
1 cup quick oats
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
3/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup wheat germ

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. Combine flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, honey and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla extract. Add flour mixture alternately with milk. Stir in morsels, oats, walnuts, raisins and wheat germ. Drop by slightly rounded teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. Store in tightly covered container.

Makes 5 dozen cookies.

Note: If not adding nuts to the recipe, some additional bake time may be needed.

Variation: 2 cups (12 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels can be substituted for the Butterscotch Morsels.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.