4.84 from 6 votes
Soft Butterscotch Chip Pudding Cookies
Soft Butterscotch Chip Pudding Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Chill Time
1 hr
Total Time
30 mins

Soft and chewy butterscotch pudding cookies loaded with butterscotch chips and topped with sea salt!

Course: Dessert
Keyword: butterscotch, cookies
Servings: 16
Author: Tiffany
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg (see note)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 small box (3.5 ounces)l instant butterscotch pudding mix (dry, not prepared)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 bag butterscotch chips
  • coarse sea salt
  1. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars. Mix in vanilla and egg until smooth.

  2. In a medium bowl whisk together flour, butterscotch pudding mix, and baking powder. Add dry mixture to wet ingredients and mix until combined. Stir in butterscotch chips. Cover and chill 1 hour.

  3. Preheat oven to 350. Scoop about 2 tablespoons of dough and roll into balls. Place on lightly greased baking sheet at least 2 inches apart for spreading.

  4. Bake 10-12 minutes. Immediately after removing from the oven, sprinkle cookies with coarse sea salt. Allow to cool completely on baking sheet. store in airtight container at room temperature.

Recipe Notes

If you find that the dough is too crumbly and doesn't quite come together after being mixed, add one additional egg to bring the dough together.