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Cookie Brittle

"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
  • Makes
    about 4 dozen


  • 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


  • In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in peanut butter chips.
  • Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil; coat with cooking spray. Gently press dough into the pan; sprinkle with pecans and press into dough.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 99 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • 1275
    Nov 4, 2011

    This recipe is SO quick and easy and SO good! It is so simple yet it taste amazing. I will be making it again. Try making it with chocolate chips.

  • judymcardle
    Feb 10, 2011

    I used to make this a lot for a Square Dance group we belonged to and we NEVER had any leftovers. I passed on more copies of the recipe than I can remember.