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Butterscotch Pecan Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling

Makes

4 dozen

Butterscotch pecan cookies have a rich buttery flavor. No one will guess they started from convenient cake and pudding mixes. — Betty Janway, Ruston, Louisiana
Butterscotch Pecan Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 package butter recipe golden cake mix (regular size)
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant butterscotch pudding mix
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  1. In large bowl, combine the first five ingredients until well blended. Stir in pecans (the dough will be crumbly).
  2. Roll rounded tablespoonfuls of dough into balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 202 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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