Bella's Butterscotch Fingers

Total Time
42mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
12 mins

Here's another terrific cookie recipe from my friend Bella, who is the world's greatest baker (in my opinion!). Prep time doesn't include chilling time (there are 3 different options for the chilling)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. On waxed paper, combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. In a large bowl, with mixer at medium speed, beat butter and sugar until creamy, occasionally scraping bowl with rubber spatula; beat in vanilla, then egg; at low speed, gradually add flour mixture; beat just until blended, occasionally scraping bowl; with spoon, stir in pecans.
  3. Shape dough into a 12" by 3 3/4" by 1" brick.
  4. Wrap brick in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight until firm enough to slice.
  5. Or place brick in freezer about 2 hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 350°.
  7. Grease a large cookie sheet; with sharp knife, cut brick crosswise into 1/8-inch thick slices; place slices, 1 inch apart, on cookie sheets.
  8. Bake cookies 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned around edges.
  9. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool.