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Butterscotch Pecan Cookies

Butterscotch pecan cookies have a rich buttery flavor. No one will guess they started from convenient cake and pudding mixes. — Betty Janway, Ruston, Louisiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4 dozen

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

  • In large bowl, combine the first five ingredients until well blended. Stir in pecans (the dough will be crumbly).
  • 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.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Pillsbury brand butter recipe cake mix.
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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