Oatmeal Butterscotch Bars

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2007

This bake-sale favorite combines oatmeal cookie dough with a bag of butterscotch chips. We found these versions far too sweet, and we wanted a chewier, less crumbly texture.

SERVESMakes 36 Bars

TIME55 minutes, plus 2 hours cooling

Oatmeal Butterscotch Bars

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

“Oatmeal scotchies”—oatmeal cookies studded with butterscotch chips—appeal more to our sense of nostalgia than to our taste buds. In reality, they're usually overloaded with chips and overwhelmingly sweet. We wanted moist, chewy oatmeal bar...

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