Soft Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Soft Butterscotch Chocolate Chips Cookies are made soft by using cream cheese in the batter. These cookies won’t dry out at all. You’ll keep coming back for more!
Did you have a good weekend? I sure did. I shopped till I dropped at the grocery store, which is nothing new. I love shopping for groceries and I’ve been known to frequent grocery stores multiple times per week. True story – I wander the grocery store, visiting many isles more than once. Sometimes it’s to make sure I have everything on my list. Sometimes it’s because it helps me come up with recipe ideas. Either way, I have fun doing it and it’s my most favorite type of shopping ever.
So, on to that big announcement. I’m launching a new blog within the next few weeks. My fellow bloggers will call me crazy. Maybe I am. BUT, I’ve been considering launching another blog for almost a year. So what’s this new blog going to be about? Healthy recipes. I’ll also share a little about my quest to stick to a consistent workout routine. I know I’ve shared healthy recipes on this blog, but I want to totally focus on healthy recipes so I can be consistent. I share sweets and calorie loaded foods on this blog so it kind of negates the healthy recipes I do share.
Don’t worry. I’ll still be managing This Gal Cooks. I’ll still share new recipes. It may not be as frequent during the week but all of my calorie filled comfort foods and desserts will have their place on This Gal Cooks.
I’ve already created five recipes for the new healthy recipes blog. If you follow along on Instagram, you got a sneak peek into those recipes this weekend. I’m finishing up the finishing touches on the new site and once I get the first post, I’ll be sure to let all of you know!
UPDATE – I decided to NOT start the other blog. I’d probably go insane if I did!
So onto these cookies. Have you ever made cookies with cream cheese? I got the idea from one of my favorite bloggers, Averie from Averie Cooks. The cream cheese makes the cookies soft, puffy and it prevents the cookies from drying out. A couple months ago, I made these Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip Cream Cheese Cookies. They were a huge hit with everyone. The cookies I’m sharing with you today were a huge hit, too! Enjoy the recipe! Soft, puffy cookies are filled with butterscotch and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Made with cream cheese, the cookies will stay soft! Be sure to refrigerate the dough before rolling into dough balls. This will prevent the dough from spreading while baking and it will keep the cookies thick.
Soft Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies
I use a 1 1/4 tbsp cookie scoop to scoop the cookie dough and then form into balls.
Recipe adapted from Averie Cooks.
Soft, puffy cookies are filled with butterscotch and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Made with cream cheese, the cookies will stay soft!
Be sure to refrigerate the dough before rolling into dough balls. This will prevent the dough from spreading while baking and it will keep the cookies thick.
I absolutely love the idea of adding cream cheese to cookie dough! I’ll bet it makes them just melt-in-your-mouth amazing! Speaking of which, I need these gorgeous cookies in my life pronto!
It definitely does, Sarah! It makes them totally dangerous, too! :)
Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you enjoy the cookies if you give them a try.
These cookies look delicious Julie, I love that you combined butterscotch and chocolate :)
Thanks, Emily! The butterscotch and chocolate combo is so so good!
I’m excited for the new blog!! As well as these cookies :)
Thanks, Zaianb! I’m excited for it too…and a little scared. I’m kinda like OMG what am I thinking. LOL
Thanks for stopping by!
how exciting! I’ve thought about doing the same, but I cannot figure out how to find the time – looking forward to seeing the new stuff
Thanks, Heather! I’m totally still going back and forth on whether or not I should do it. Time is a big factor. I think I have the time but I don’t want to neglect this blog, especially considering all of the time I’ve put into it! Thanks so much for stopping by! :)
Congrats on the new blog! I can’t wait to read it! In the meantime, I will enjoy a few of these cookies!
Thanks so much, Ashley!
That’s amazing news, Julie … can’t wait for the new blog!
In the meantime, these calorie-filled cookies are perfect for Christmas. No, I’ve never tried adding cream cheese to cookies before. I’ve tried ricotta in muffins which was really good, so I’m sure this would be a great addition to cookies, too! Merry Christmas!
I LOVE anything with butterscotch, so i know that I would love the taste of these cookies! Definitely craving a couple to devour right now!
I’m excited for the new blog!! I can’t wait to read it!
I’ve never added cream cheese to cookies before, but I am sure it would be a great addition to cookies ;-)
These look so soft and chewy! My cookies always flatten out so I’m looking forward to trying your recipe and refrigeration tricks to make them better! :)
Hi Michelle! This recipe works great. I’ve made two varieties using this method and both turned out great. Hope it works good for you, too!