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Butterscotch Pecan Cookies

 Butterscotch Pecan Cookies
Butterscotch Pecan Cookies have a rich buttery flavor. "No one will guess they started from convenient cake and pudding mixes," assures field editor Betty Janway of Ruston, Louisiana.
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling


  • 1 package butter recipe golden cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • In large bowl, combine the first five ingredients until well blended.
  • Stir in pecans (the dough will be crumbly).
  • Roll rounded tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; place 2 in. apart on
  • greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until
  • golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to
  • cool completely. Yield: 4 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Pillsbury brand butter recipe cake mix.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 202 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 201 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.