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Baby Ruth Cookies

 Baby Ruth Cookies
--Elinor Nield, Soquel, California
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Baby Ruth candy bars (2.1 ounces each), chopped

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually
  • add to the creamed mixture. Stir in candy bars.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  • Immediately remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 98 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 122 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.