Christmas Cookie Recipes: Butterscotch Roll Cookies

butterscotch cookiesAdding a variety of cookies to your holiday baking gives your loved ones an array of sweet choices. Try this classic recipe for butterscotch cookies. (Helpful Hint: Just make sure you leave time for the dough to chill!)

Butterscotch Roll Cookies
By Karen Pealer (from Lehman’s Sapphire Cookbook Collection)


  • 3 C. brown sugar
  • 3 C. white sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 lb. shortening
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 12 C. flour
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 tsp. soda dissolved in 1 C. warm water
  • 1 T. vanilla

Cream shortening, sugar, eggs, salt in large bowl. Add dry ingredients – alternating with water. Beat until stiff enough to work into flour. Roll by hand into logs. Wrap rolls in waxed paper or foil. Chill. Slice into 1/4″ slices. Bake at 400°F about 10 minutes. Makes 8 dozen.

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