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Popcorn Cookies Recipe

Popcorn Cookies Recipe

It's so much fun to surprise people with the crushed popcorn in these yummy cookies. They're definitely a distinctive cookie on the holiday tray.—Leigh Anne Preston, Palmyra, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 cups popped popcorn, lightly crushed
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in the popcorn, chocolate chips and pecans.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 13-14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 119 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.