Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Pecan Toffee Cookies

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Source: Lovin' From the Oven


Pecan Toffee Cookies
A sweet and salty, soft and chewy, delight.

Ingredients

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 full egg & 1 egg yolk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped roasted pecans
1/2 cup toffee chips


Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.

2. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

3. Using a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and very fluffy.

4. Beat in egg & vanilla extract

5. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients. Refrigerate for at least an hour.

6. Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and roll in sugar. Place on lined cookie sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart.

7. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.

8. Let stand on cookie sheet two minutes before removing to cool on wire racks.