T- Butterscotch/Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

UT Tailgate

Make this cookie your teams color using teams initial with a letter cookie cutter.



Cookie Dough

1 cup butterscotch or peanut butter morsels
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup butter, softened- no substitutes
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 egg
3 cups all purpose flour
Orange color paste or color of choice


  1. Melt chips in saucepan over low heat or microwave in glass bowl 20 seconds at a time.
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine sugars, butter and melted chips, beat until smooth.
  3. Add milk, vanilla and egg, blend well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup, level off.
  4. Add flour to mixture.
  5. Divide dough in half. To one half of dough, add orange color paste mix to blend. Wrap each half of dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  6. Heat oven to 375 F. On well floured surface roll out each half of dough into 1/8” thickness.
  7. Cut out cookies with  large round cookie cutter from both the orange and butterscotch dough.
  8.  With a T letter cookie cutter, cut out the center of each round cookie, replace with center of opposite color.
  9. Place cookies on parchment lined double baking sheets.
  10. Bake at 375 for 5-8 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute before removing from baking sheet.


  1. Refrigerate cut out cookies for 5 minutes before baking.  This will help set the center cutouts and firm up the dough for baking.
  2. After baking, let cool 10 minutes before removing from baking sheets.
  3. Store in air tight container.
  4. Can be made a head and frozen until ready to serve.

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