Thursday, May 19, 2011

Coconut Pecan Scotchies

1 3/4 c white flour
1/2 c whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking soda
3/4 tsp salt
2 sticks of softened, unsalted butter
1/2 c sugar
3/4 c packed brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 c shredded sweetened coconut
1 c chopped pecans
1 c butterscotch chips

Preheat even to 375 degrees.

In a medium bowl, combine first 4 ingredients.

In a large bowl (or the kitchen aid mixer bowl), beat next 4 ingredients until creamy. Add eggs, separately until incorporated into mixture. Add vanilla extract, then flour mixture and beat until well blended.

Mix in by hand (even if you are using the mixer): coconut, pecans, and butterscotch chips. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheet by teaspoons or tablespoons.

Bake for 8-12 minutes depending on cookie size. Makes 4 dozen small cookies or 2 dozen large cookies.

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