Browned Butter-Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here's a delicious update to classic chocolate chip cookies. This cookie makeover involves chocolate-covered toffee candy bars, oats, and chopped pecans.

sheet pan of Browned Butter-Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
42 cookies


  • 1 cup butter

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • 2 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 3 cup regular or quick-cooking rolled oats

  • 2 1.4 ounce chocolate-covered toffee candy bars (1/2 cup) or 1/2 cup toffee almond bits

  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips

  • ½ cup chopped pecans (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large skillet heat butter over medium 5 minutes or until butter turns golden brown. Immediately remove from heat. Pour into a large bowl; cool 5 minutes.

  2. Add sugars, baking powder, and salt to butter; beat with a mixer on medium to high 30 seconds. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Beat in flour. Stir in oats, chopped candy bars, milk chocolate chips, and pecans (if using).

  3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown and centers appear set. Cool on cookie sheets 2 minutes. Remove; cool on wire racks.


If using quick-cooking oats, add 1 Tbsp. milk to dough with the eggs

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
7g Fat
19g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 42
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 16mg 0%
Folate, total 8.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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