Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Butterscotch Chip Cookies

Do you believe in the phrase “third time’s a charm”? I do sometimes… Basically, it’s  the belief that the third time something is attempted, it is more likely to succeed than the previous two attempts.  If you are wondering whether I got this cookie right in the third attempt, nope it’s not that. I’m talking about my relationship with butterscotch chips.

Have I told you before… I’m a big fan of anything butterscotch. But I came to know the existence of butterscotch chips only a few years ago, through some baking books/blogs. From that time onwards I wanted to have it. Though I get almost all baking related stuff in Bahrain, butterscotch chips was something that I couldn’t find. Ok, that reminds me something… I’ve seen bloggers posting about stuff which was sent to them by the readers, you know I also don’t mind posting something like that ;)

Knowing my love for butterscotch chips, Ammu, my cousin sis got a packet for me from US, but my amma sent it to my brother’s place by mistake. Even before my sister in law could see whether it was there, my brother finished the whole packet! Yes, he ate it, just like that! I’d have forgiven him, had he not said the following…”what was it anyways, it didn’t taste great, I just had it, since it was lying around”. I guess he was lucky, that I wasn’t anywhere close to him. Appu, my dear brother, are you reading this ;)? Anyways, Ammu got me another packet during her next trip to India, but again luck wasn’t on my side. It took so long for me to get it in Bahrain, that by the time I got it , it had expired!

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So when Jose told me about our US trip plans, the very first thing I said was “I want to go to Central park and I want to buy some butterscotch chips”. He was like… “is that all you wanna see n buy”? Though he later regretted asking me that question (seeing my shopping list), that was on top of my mind when he said about US :) So finally I got to buy it and this is what I made with it. Ok, there are other things also on my list. Btw, if you cant find butterscotch chips, don’t worry, you can use chocolate chips also. But if it’s available, I’ll recommend using it, since Peanut butter and butterscotch is a great combo!

I was pretty happy with these cookies. I think, look wise, this is the most perfect cookies, I’ve baked so far! Why don’t you try it and see for yourself?

Though it’s the first time I’m trying out a recipe, adapted (almost verbatim) from browneyedbaker, I love to visit that blog and have bookmarked many recipes. You can see the below recipe here.

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  • Just what I was looking for… I bought a big bag of butterscotch chips n was wondering what to do with them… Thanks Maria… Will try it this weekend… Have a great vacation…

  • Maria, I have an oven with microwave+grill+convention. Which option I should select to bake cookies and what are the other settings ?

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