Butternuts

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denise hagar

By
@grandmaX2

These are my most requested cookie. I usually make at least 500 of these at Christmas. Its a very simple recipe but packed with lots a flavor!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These are such good cookies. If rum extract is not your flavor of choice, you can always change it up to your liking. We guarantee everyone will eat up these cookies! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 22 votes

Comments:
Serves:
3 dozen
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3/4 c
    butter, room temperature + 1 Tbsp.
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 6 oz
    package butterscotch chips
  • 1 c
    finely chopped pecans
  • RUM GLAZE

  • 3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 3 to 4 Tbsp
    milk or water

How to Make Butternuts

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream butter with powdered sugar and salt til light and fluffy.
  2. Blend in flour, mix well.
  3. Add butterscotch chips and 1 cup finely chopped pecans.
  4. Shape dough, a scant teaspoonful at a time, into balls.
  5. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake in 325' oven for 15 minutes or until firm but not brown.
  7. Let cool on wire racks.
  8. Make rum glaze. Mix the ingredients until smooth.
  9. You can either dip the cookies in the glaze or use a spoon to pour over cookies. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.

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About Butternuts

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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