Pecan Butterscotch Cookies
|Butter||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Packed light brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Pecans||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Pecan halves/Pecan pieces||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
In bowl, cream together butter and sugar; beat in egg and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda; gradually blend into creamed mixture.
Stir in chopped pecans.
Shape dough into 1-inch (2.5 cm) balls; place on greased baking sheets.
With floured fork, flatten balls in crisscross pattern.
Press pecan half into center of each.
Bake in 350Ã‚Â°F (180Ã‚Â°C) oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Let cool for a few minutes on baking sheet; remove to racks to cool completely.
Makes about 4 dozen.
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g19.6%
Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 23.9 mg8%
Sodium 66.6 mg2.8%
Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%
Dietary Fiber 0.98 g3.9%
Sugars 8.8 g
Protein 1 g2.9%
Vitamin A 3.8% Vitamin C 0.17%
Calcium 1.8% Iron 2.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet