Butterscotch Thins Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Firmly packed brown sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sifted all-purpose flour3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Baking powder1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1871 Calories from Fat 854

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 97 g149.4%

Saturated Fat 59.5 g297.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 453.4 mg

Sodium 1208.3 mg50.3%

Total Carbohydrates 240 g80.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.2%

Sugars 165.3 g

Protein 17 g34.3%

Vitamin A 61.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 76.1% Iron 40.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cream butter or margarine with sugar until light and smooth.
2. Beat in egg and vanilla.
3. Sift flour baking powder and salt together, then add to creamed mixture gradually, mixing well after each addition.
4. Chill mixture for 5-10 minutes if very soft.
5. Shape it into a roll or rolls 2 inches in diameter on waxed paper. Wrap in the paper, then chill or freeze.
6. To use, cut round slices 1/8 inch thick from end of roll. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake without thawing for 10 minutes at 375°F until pale gold.