Heloise's Toffee Cookies

Heloise's Toffee Cookies

by Serenity Bailey 6 months ago
3 (2)
10 minutes
153.7 kcal
19 g carbs
Description

This is a recipe from 1960 that Heloise and her family always enjoy. It is a simple brown sugar refrigerator cookie that can easily be made ahead of time and frozen before slicing and baking.

Ingredients
  • 2 cups sifted cake flour
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
Directions
  1. 1. Sift together the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  2. 2. In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and oil. stir in the egg, vanilla and water; blend well. Gradually blend in the sifted ingredients. Stir in the chopped nuts last. Roll dough into 2 logs, wrap in waxed paper and chill for several hours or overnight.
  3. 3. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Cut the dough into thin slices and place 1 to 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  4. 4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 2 dozen
calories: 153.7 kcal
carbohydrates: 19 g
protein: 2 g
saturated fat: 1.1 g
cholesterol: 7.8 mg
sodium: 80.5 mg
fiber: 0.5 g
sugar: 9.1 g