Saturday, June 6, 2009

Killer Butterscotch Sea Salt Cracked Black Pepper Cookies

Cream 2 sticks butter with 3/4 C. light brown sugar and 3/4 C. white sugar


Add 1 T. vanilla and beat 1 minute



Transfer this mixture to a glass bowl and microwave for 25 seconds



The mixture should look like this and should be melting in areas. Return this to your mixing bowl.

Add one egg and beat for 20 second and then add the second and beat for 20 seconds more.

Mix in 1 tsp. of baking powder

And 2 cups of flour

The mixture should look like this.

Then add a bag of butterscoth pieces.

Add 2 handfuls of toasted pine nuts mixed with 1 T. sea salt and 1 tsp. of cracked black pepper. Don't skip the pepper. It adds a unique and special flavor.






Mix until uniform




Finished dough should look like this.


Drop walnut sized balls on cookie sheets and bake in a 375 degree oven for 12 minutes.



They should be crunchy on the edges and chewy in the middle.



Then get a glass of milk and eat as many as you can!

3 comments:

Moncha said...

Those look so very delicious !! I will have to try to make them !!

clairedulalune said...

Oh, yummy, yummy!By the way, I love your kitchen aid mixer!

Zan Asha said...

Great recipe--I'll need to set aside some time, but they seem so yummy to be worth making!