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Banging Pecan Toffee Cookies
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Banging Pecan Toffee Cookies

Pecan, Toffee, and a Big Bang make for a delicious soft in the center and crispy on the outside Pecan Toffee Cookie.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
freezer time 30 minutes30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: cookie, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas cookie, cookie with pecans, easy cookie, pecan cookie
Servings: 72 cookies
Calories: 76kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheets
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Ingredients

  • 2 sticks butter (225g)
  • 1⅓ cups granulated sugar(65g)
  • ¼ cup brown sugar (55g)
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (240g)
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 7 ounces toffee bits (200g) Purchase toffee bits or chop up toffee candies.
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans(85g)

Instructions

  • Mix together the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda and set aside.
  • In a stand mixer bowl, beat the butter until fluffy (2 min.).
  • Add the Sugars and beat 4 minutes.
  • Add the egg and beat in.
  • At low-speed mix in the flour mixture.
  • Stir in the chopped pecans and Toffee bits.
  • Use a 1 tbsp cookie scoop and form the dough into balls.
  • Place cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Freeze for 30 minutes, See notes.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C)
  • Place frozen cookies in the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the cookies from the oven and bang the pan on a countertop or the stovetop. The cookies will have a dome of unbaked cookie dough in their centers. When you bang the pan it speads the edges out making the cookie edge crispy.
  • Return the pan to the oven and bake another 5 minutes.
  • Let cool for 10 minutes in the pan. Remove cookies to a wire rack to finish cooling.

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Notes

If you want to bake the frozen cookies right away after 30 minutes remove enough cookies to fill a baking sheet.  Leave 3 inches between cookies 
Store Frozen cookies in a ziplock bag for up to a month.  To freeze longer, vacuum pack the frozen cookie dough balls.  
Remove as many cookies as you want to bake and bake in a preheated oven. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 12mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg