Recipe for Buttery Toffee Cookies


    Buttery Toffee Cookies

    Chocolate-coated toffee makes these cookies extra good.

    1/2 cup granulated sugar
    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1 egg
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    4 (1.4 ounce) chocolate-covered toffee bars, chopped small*

    Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Combine sugar, butter, egg and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (3 to 4 minutes). Add flour, baking soda and salt; reduce speed to low. Beat, scraping bowl often, until well mixed (1 to 2 minutes). Stir in chopped toffee by hand.

    Drop dough by rounded teaspoonsful onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

    *Substitute 1 (6-ounce) package (1 cup) milk chocolate English toffee bits.

    Yield: 3 dozen cookies