Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

A simple recipe my husband got from a coworker many years ago. Prep time does not include chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat butter and brown sugar together until light and flutty.
  2. Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
  3. Sift flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar together.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating well after each addition.
  5. Blend in nuts.
  6. Separate dough into four parts.
  7. Roll each part into a cylinder about 1 1/4" thick.
  8. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  9. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  10. Remove dough from refrigerator, unwrap, and slice on a slight diagonal.
  11. Place about 1" apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  12. Bake at for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned on edges.
  13. Cool on wire racks.


Most Helpful

These are delicious,Pat!!! I'm so glad that KK's site has these events, otherwise I may never had even known these were here! I'm finding so many recipes that are so good! I'm making these for the holidays, and freezing them to be ahead of the game! Made for KK's cookie event in one of her forums!

FLUFFSTER December 05, 2010

I made these and I loved them so much, that I plan to make them again soon to share with the Bingo gang on Wed nights! So easy to whip up and it makes a lot of cookies, so they last awhile in my house. These will be great for my cookie platters for the holidays! Thanks for sharing Chocolati!

Linda's Busy Kitchen October 02, 2010

Excellent cookies! Nice and crisp with a butterscotch-y nutty flavor. I'm thinking of trying some fillings and making this a sandwich cookie. Thanks for a good one!

Chef Kate May 11, 2010

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