Drop Cookies Minnesota Munchers by Verla

posted by Verla 08-22-100 12:56 PM

Minnesota Munchers

1 cup butter
1/2 cup granutlated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla or 1 tsp. maple flavored flavoring powder*
2 1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1 pkg. (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans (toast in oven for 5 minutes at 350)
4 Skor candy bars (frozen) Chop after freezing.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix softened butter and both sugars in a mixing bowl. Mix until well blended and add eggs and vanilla or maple flavoring. Add flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix until well blended. Add Skor bits, chopped pecans, and chocolate chips. Mix well by hand.

Line cookies sheet with parchment paper. Drop the cookies with cookie dipper, about 2 tablespoons.

Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool on cookie sheets for 10 minutes.

Makes Makes 3 dozen large cookies.

*I purchased the maple flavored powder from King Arthur flour. I left the Skor bars in the wrapper and chopped them with a hammer! (Worked)

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