Schrafft's Butterscotch Cookies

This recipe for delicious butterscotch cookies is courtesy of Judith Jones.

  • Yield: Makes about 30 cookies
Schrafft's Butterscotch Cookies

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, December Fall 2007

Ingredients

  • 14 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups dark-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for shaping
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat; set aside.

  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar. Beat in egg, dry milk, and vanilla.

  3. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, and salt. With the mixer running, slowly add flour mixture to butter mixture. Fold in pecans.

  4. Drop heaping tablespoons of batter onto prepared baking sheets about 2 inches apart. Lightly flour your fingers and press each piece of batter into a 3-inch circle.

  5. Transfer to oven and bake until lightly browned, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.

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