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Thursday, January 14, 2010


This delectable cookie will have your mouth purring with satisfaction....butterscotch and chocolate chips pair up with oats and toasted pecans....imagine

1 1/2 sticks butter, room temp
1/4 cup Crisco
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups butterscotch or toffee chips
2 cups Ghirardelli chocolate chips
1/2 cup uncooked oats
1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans

Cream together butter and shortening with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugars, beating until blended. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until blended.
Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to butter mixture, beating well. Stir in chips, oats and pecans.
Drop dough by 2 tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until golden around the edges. Allow to rest on cookie sheet for 2 minutes then remove to wire racks or dish towels to cool.
Yield: about 3 dozen

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.”~Robert Fulghum

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