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Apr 8, 2010

Butterscotch Snaps

Butterscotch snaps are cookies made with butter and shortening,

sugar, butterscotch chips, egg, corn syrup, and other cookie



2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup butterscotch chips

1/2 cup granulated sugar

3 tablespoons shortening

2 tablespoons butter

3 tablespoons light corn syrup

1 egg

granulated sugar for rolling


Heat oven to 350.

In a bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

In a bowl or the top of double boiler over hot (not boiling) water,

melt butterscotch chips. Remove pan or bowl from over the water.

In a mixing bowl, blend sugar, shortening, butter, and corn syrup.

Beat in 1 egg and stir in the melted butterscotch chips. Add dry

mixture, stirring well. Form mixture into 1-inch balls; roll in

sugar. Place about 1 inch apart on greased baking sheets. Bake for

about 10 minutes. Makes 4 to 5 dozen butterscotch cookies.