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 Tbspmilk 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.

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