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Butter Pecan Toffee Cookies

If you love the flavor of butter pecan ice cream you'll love these easy, chewy, drop cookies! Toasting the pecans and using salted butter gives them more authentic flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 48
Author Marye Audet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup softened , salted butter
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs , room temperature
  • 1 teaspoons of vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon of butternut flavor ,optional
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt plus a pinch
  • 1 teaspoon boiling water
  • 1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup toffee pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped , toasted pecans

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • Place silpat or parchment on the baking sheet
  • Cream the butter and both sugars together until well blended
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one
  • Beat in the vanilla and butternut flavorings
  • Dissolve the baking soda and salt in the boiling water
  • Beat it into the butter mixture
  • Mix the baking powder with the flour
  • Stir into the butter mixture
  • Fold in the butterscotch chips, toffee, and pecans
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the baking sheet
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until set but still slightly soft in the middle
  • Let cool for 10 minutes on the pans before removing to the counter to finish cooling.