One of my favorite cookies are my Mom’s Oatmeal Scotchies! I love the chewy, soft texture of oatmeal cookies. I thought the only way to make them any better were to add bits of caramel! These may be my family’s new favorite cookie!
Caramel Oatmeal Cookies Recipe:
(Makes 5 dozen cookies)
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups quick or old-fashion oats, uncooked
1 package Kraft Caramel Bits
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. In a large bowl, cream together butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture. Fold in oats and caramel bits. Drop by rounded Tablespoons onto baking sheets lined with parchment paper. Cook for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown.