Toffee Nut Refrigerator Cookies


I love refrigerator cookies. You can find many recipes with endless flavour combinations.
 What I like is that you can mix them one day, store the shaped dough in the refrigerator 
and slice and bake them the next day.
I recently made this version and I'll make it again.
The toffee bits in them seemed to mellow and
 make the cookie even more flavourful several days later.
  • 1 cup soft butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup toffee bits (I used the packaged Skor bits)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  1. Cream butter. 
  2. Add sugars, beating well until light.
  3. Beat in egg and vanilla extract.
  4. Add flour, salt and toffee bits, mixing just until blended together.
  5. Divide dough in half.
  6. Form each half firmly into a log about 2 inches in diameter.
  7. Sprinkle about 1/4 cup chopped pecans evenly on a 12x12 inch piece of waxed paper and roll cookie log until the outside surface is covered in pecans. Repeat with second log.
  8. Roll up each log in the waxed paper, twisting the ends to secure.
  9. Refrigerate logs for 3 or 4 hours, or  overnight.  They should be very firm.
  10. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  11. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  12. Unwrap cookie logs and cut into slices - I made my slices about 5/8 inch thick.
  13. Place on cookie sheets and bake for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned.  I check the bottom of one cookie to be sure it is also browned before removing from the oven.
  14. Store tightly covered in a cool place or freeze until needed.



6 comments:

  1. TWO THUMBS UP for this contribution!! Will make a great Holiday cookie addition to the repertory.

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  2. Skor bits in cookies are always welcome here. These will be on my Christmas cookie tray.

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  3. Wow those look and sound delicious Bev! It time to start thinking about Christmas baking.

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  5. These cookies are a winner. Made up the cookie dough logs last night and finished them this morning with the grandchildren. A new and great cookie for us to enjoy.

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