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Butternuts

    INGREDIENTS:

    • 3/4 cbutter, room temperature + 1 Tbsp.
    • 1/2 cpowdered sugar
    • 1/4 tspsalt
    • 1 3/4 call purpose flour
    • 6 ozpackage butterscotch chips
    • 1 cfinely chopped pecans
    • RUM GLAZE
    • 3 cpowdered sugar
    • 1 tsprum extract
    • 1/2 cchopped pecans
    • 3 to 4 Tbsp milk or water

    DIRECTIONS:
    1-Cream butter with powdered sugar and salt til light and fluffy.

    2-Blend in flour, mix well.

    3-Add butterscotch chips and 1 cup finely chopped pecans.

    4-Shape dough, a scant teaspoonful at a time, into balls.

    5-Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

    6-Bake in 325′ oven for 15 minutes or until firm but not brown.

    7-Let cool on wire racks.

    8-Make rum glaze. Mix the ingredients until smooth.

    9-You can either dip the cookies in the glaze or use a spoon to pour over cookies. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.