Butterscotch Lace Cookies Recipe

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Everett Dean Modified: March 24, 2022
Butterscotch Lace Cookies Recipe

How To Make Butterscotch Lace Cookies

Crisp, delicate, and simply delicious, these butterscotch lace cookies make buttery treats with oats and molasses, and is baked in just 5 minutes.

Preparation: 1 day 30 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 1 day 35 minutes



  • cupsrolled oats
  • 1cupbutter,melted
  • cupsbrown sugar,packed
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1tbspmolasses
  • 3tbspall purpose flour
  • 1egg,lightly beaten
  • 1tspvanilla extract


  1. Place the rolled oats and brown sugar in a bowl. Pour the melted butter over the oats and stir to combine.

  2. Let mixture stand at room temperature overnight so the oats absorb the butter.

  3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a baking sheet very well, or line it with greased parchment paper.

  4. Mix the salt, molasses, flour, egg, and vanilla into oat mixture.

  5. Drop level teaspoonfuls of dough 2-inches apart on prepared baking sheet. Bake only 12 cookies per pan.

  6. Bake in the oven for 5 to 7 minutes until edges are brown. Allow to remain on sheet a few minutes, until firm, then immediately remove with spatula to cooling rack.

  7. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 46.41kcal
  • Fat: 2.79g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.67g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.15g
  • Fiber: 0.24g
  • Sugar: 3.20g
  • Protein: 0.48g
  • Cholesterol: 9.00mg
  • Sodium: 18.38mg
  • Calcium: 5.44mg
  • Potassium: 19.27mg
  • Iron: 0.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 22.52µg
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