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Cookie Brittle Recipe

"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."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:48 servings

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

  • 1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in peanut butter chips.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. 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.