Pumpkin and Butterscotch Cookies

    Pumpkin and Butterscotch Cookies


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    About this recipe: These cookies are deliciously moist and packed full of flavour. Butterscotch chips are dotted throughout these lightly spiced cookies. They are child friendly and are perfect with a cup of tea or coffee.

    Makes: 36 

    • 110g margarine
    • 200g caster sugar
    • 250g pumpkin puree
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 250g plain flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 340g butterscotch chips

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease baking trays.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream the margarine and sugar. Stir in the pumpkin and vanilla. Sieve together the flour, salt, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture. Then mix in the butterscotch chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared baking trays.
    3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool for a minute on baking trays before transferring to wire cooling racks.


    Butterscotch chips are also known as butterscotch morsels and can be purchased online.

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