Buttery Butterscotch Cut-Outs

Buttery Butterscotch Cut-Outs

Prep:
30 mins
Cooking:
8 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
60 mins
Yields:
24

You'll definitely delight everyone when you serve these Buttery Butterscotch Cut-Out cookies.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups butter (we recommend LAND O LAKES® Butter), softened and divided
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk, divided
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
  • FROSTING
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

MELT morsels in small saucepan over low heat for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until smooth. Remove from heat and cool slightly.

COMBINE melted morsels, flour, 1 cup butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, egg, half the milk and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract in large mixing bowl. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed, scraping the bowl often, until well mixed, 1 to 2 minutes. Divide dough in half and cover each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for about 1 hour or until firm.

ROLL out dough on lightly floured surface, one half at a time, to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters and place 1-inch apart on baking sheets.

BAKE 5 to 8 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

FOR FROSTING:
MIX
powdered sugar, remaining butter, milk and vanilla extract in small mixing bowl until fluffy, scraping the bowl often, about 2 minutes. When cookies are cool, spread on frosting.


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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/24 of recipe
  • Calories 260
  • Calories from Fat 110

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 12g 19%
  • Saturated Fat 8g 41%
  • Cholesterol 35mg 12%
  • Sodium 110mg 5%
  • Carbohydrates 36g 12%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 23g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 8%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%

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