Toffee-Pecan Cookies

Toffee-Pecan Cookies

Delight your guests with these cookies made using chocolate toffees and pecans – perfect for dessert treat.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

16

servings

1
cup pecan halves, broken in half
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
tablespoons butter, softened
6
tablespoons shortening
3/4
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
egg
1
teaspoon vanilla
6
bars (1.4 oz each) chocolate-covered English toffee candy, coarsely chopped
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spread pecans in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown; cool.
  2. In small bowl, mix flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In medium bowl, beat butter and shortening with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add granulated sugar and brown sugar, beating until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. On low speed, beat in flour mixture until blended. Stir in pecans and toffee candy.
  3. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper. Onto cookie sheets, drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls 2 to 3 inches apart.
  4. Bake 17 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.
Makes 16 servings (1 cookie)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • Total Fat 18g
      • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
    • Sodium 207mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 37g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Protein 3g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 Starch;
      • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 3 1/2 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.