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Cookie Brittle

 Cookie Brittle
"This recipe originally called for chocolate chips, but my family and friends like it better when I use peanut butter chips," remarks Betty Byrnes Consbruck of Gainesville, Florida. "I often make it for unexpected guests."
48 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups peanut butter chips
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in peanut butter chips.
  • Line a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with foil; coat with
  • cooking spray. Gently press dough into the pan; sprinkle with pecans
  • and press into dough.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a
  • wire rack. Invert pan and remove foil. Break brittle into pieces;
  • store in an airtight container. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 99 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 50 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.