Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Oh Baby!

Baby Ruth cookies that is. I was organizing where I keep my recipe books and came across this recipe in the bonus book that is put out by Taste of Home Cooking for 2. When I went shopping on Monday I made sure to pick up some Baby Ruth candy bars.

Baby Ruth Cookies
Taste of Home Cooking for 2

1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Baby Ruth candy bars (2.1 ounces each), chopped

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in chopped candy bars.
Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately remove to wire racks to cool.

Yield: 4 dozen

Nutrition Facts:
1 serving (2 each) equals 98 calories
5 grams fat
19 milligrams cholestrol
122 milligrams sodium
13 grams carbohydrate
1 gram protein

No comments: