Texas Tumbleweeds Recipe
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Texas Tumbleweeds Recipe

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Tumbleweeds blow across the roads in some parts of Texas, and I think these cute stacks look like them. I've been make these sweets with my sister for years.—Karen Lemay, Pearland, TX
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:50 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 50 servings


  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 can (9 ounces) potato sticks (about 6 cups)

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 76 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a microwave or large metal bowl over simmering water, melt butterscotch chips and peanut butter; stir until smooth. Gently stir in potato sticks.
  2. Drop mixture by rounded tablespoonfuls onto waxed paper-lined baking sheets. Refrigerate 10-15 minutes or until set. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Texas Tumbleweed Cookies in Cookies & Candies Bookazine 2015, p111

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