This easy yet flavorful recipe results in a much-requested cookie, especially around the festive season. With a hint of rum and the rich taste of butterscotch, these cookies are bound to delight!
Cooking Details:
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Baking Time: 15-20 minutes
Yield: 3 dozen cookies
Butter (room temperature): 3/4 cup + 1 Tbsp
Powdered Sugar: 1/2 cup
Salt: 1/4 tsp
All-Purpose Flour: 1 3/4 cups
Butterscotch Chips: 1 package (6 oz.)
Finely Chopped Pecans: 1 cup
Rum Glaze:
Powdered Sugar: 3 cups
Milk or Water: 3-4 Tbsp
Rum Extract: 1 tsp
Chopped Pecans: 1/2 cup
Instructions:In a bowl, cream together the butter, powdered sugar, and salt until achieving a light and fluffy consistency.

Gradually blend in the flour.

Fold in the butterscotch chips and the finely chopped pecans.

Take a scant teaspoon of dough at a time and shape it into balls. Ensure to place them about an inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.

Preheat the oven to 325°F (165°C) and bake for 15-20 minutes. The cookies should be firm but not browned. Once done, allow them to cool on wire racks.

For the rum glaze, combine the powdered sugar, milk (or water), and rum extract in a bowl, mixing until smooth.

Dip the cookies in the glaze or spoon it over them for a generous coat.

Finish by sprinkling the cookies with the chopped pecans and letting the glaze set.

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