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Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies

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Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies


  • 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
  • 10 tablespoons butter or canola margarine, softened
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup light molasses
  • 1 1/2 cups butterscotch-flavored morsels, butterscotch chocolate chips


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Step 2
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt in small bowl.
Step 3
Beat butter, honey, brown sugar, egg and molasses in large mixer bowl until fluffy and creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. Stir in butterscotch chips.
Step 4
Use cookie scoop to drop 2 tablespoons of cookie dough onto baking sheets that have been coated with canola cooking spray. Press dough down with fingers or palms to lightly flatten.
Step 5
Bake for about 10 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned but still soft. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

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