Butterscotch Cookies


These are super easy and taste so good. So if you are wanting something sweet with a coffee or tea, these should do the job.

Butterscotch Cookies

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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 24 cookies


  • 125 grams butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/2 cup (110g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup (185g) self raising flour
  • 1 Tbsp golden syrup


  • Preheat oven to 150C. Line 1 or 2 oven trays with baking paper.
  • Beat butter, essence, sugar and golden syrup in an electric mixer or electric hand mixer until light and fluffy, stir in sifted flour.
  • Roll into small balls, place about 5cm apart onto oven trays, flatten slightly with a fork.
  • Bake cookies about 30 minutes or until firm. Cool on wire racks.
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