Apple Toffee Pecan Cookies

Apple Toffee Pecan Cookies

Makes 24 cookies 3 inch cookies

Ingredients
1-1/2 stick butter
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1 medium apple peeled and grated
1/2 tbsp vanilla extract
1-3/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped candied pecans
1/2 cup toffee bits

Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans

1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp butter cut in cubesĀ 

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Place chopped pecans, brown sugar and butter, and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Place candied pecans in a food processor to chop pecans into smaller pieces.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. In a stand mixer cream butter with brown sugar, and granulated sugar until well combined. 
  3. Beat in egg, egg yolk, peeled grated apple, and vanilla extract until fluffy. 
  4. Mix in dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg) until well combined. Mix in candied pecans and toffee bits.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  6. Using a 1 oz ice cream scoop or a cookie scoop to scoop cookie dough.
  7. Place cookie dough ball on prepared baking sheet.  Space balls of cookie dough evenly on baking sheet. 
  8. Bake for 7 minutes, and then spin the baking sheet, and bake for another 6 or 7 minutes.
  9. Let them sit on the baking pan for 2 minutes before removing to cooling rack.

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