Drop: Almond Brickle Butter Drops

posted by Mai 11-01-102 8:51 AM

Almond Brickle Butter Drops
Makes about 64 cookies

1 cup butter, softened
1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 eggs
1 cup chunky peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 (7 1/2-ounce) package almond brickle pieces (1 1/3 cups)

In a large mixing bowl beat the butter or margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, granulated sugar, and baking soda; beat till combined. Beat in the eggs, peanut butter, and vanilla. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Stir in almond brickle pieces.

Drop dough by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or till golden brown. Remove cookies and cool on wire racks

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