Butterscotch Cookies

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Stir in flour and baking powder, mixing well.

Shape dough into 2 rolls, 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper, and chill overnight or until firm. Remove waxed paper, and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: about 7 dozen.


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