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Butterscotch Acorns

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed light brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Caramel/Butterscotch pieces 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pistachio nuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finely chopped
Directions

Melt butter, remove from heat, and stir in sugar, vanilla, and pecans.
Sift flour and baking powder; add to butter mixture.
Form dough into 42 balls, using a rounded teaspoonful for each.
Flatten one end by pressing on ungreased cookie sheet and pinching top to a point to resemble an acorn.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 15 minutes.
Cool.
Melt candy pieces over hot water; dip flat ends of cookies into butterscotch to depth of 1/4 inch.
Thoroughly coat melted candy with nuts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Acorn
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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