Salted Toffee Cashew Cookies Recipe
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Salted Toffee Cashew Cookies Recipe

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When I get toffee bits, butterscotch chips and cashews together in one cookie, the sweet and salty combo is nearly impossible to resist. —Crystal Schlueter, Northglenn, CO
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:60 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 60 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped salted cashews
  • 1 cup brickle toffee bits
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • Salted whole cashews

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie (calculated without whole cashews): 129 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 129mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking soda; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in chopped cashews, toffee bits and butterscotch chips.
  2. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Press one whole cashew into each cookie. Bake 7-9 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
    Freeze option: Freeze cookies in freezer containers. To use, thaw before serving.
    Yield: about 5 dozen.
Originally published as Salted Toffee Cashew Cookies in Simple & Delicious December/January 2015

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Simbembo User ID: 8678740 240505
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"Husband is a lifelong snicker doodle cookie lover. Made these for Christmas and he has announced they are his new go to favorite!"

sugarcrystal User ID: 5836839 228640
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2015

"Also try adding caramel baking bits in place of the butterscotch chips!"

vlh0316 User ID: 1070252 196732
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2014

"I recently made these cookies for a function and they were a big hit. I was told by one man that they were "deadly.""

MY REVIEW User ID: 1259691 189216
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2014

"This is one of my new favorite cookie recipes! Everyone loved them, and my dad claimed that they're habit forming. I did not press a whole cashew into the top of every cookie to save a little time, and they were still delicious."

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