|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|
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.
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.
Calories 923 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49 g75.3%
Saturated Fat 22.1 g110.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 84.4 mg28.1%
Sodium 176.8 mg7.4%
Total Carbohydrates 114 g38.1%
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%
Sugars 64.2 g
Protein 12 g24.5%
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 1.8%
Calcium 16.8% Iron 20.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet