Recipes and Cooking Butterscotch Pecan Shortbread Cookie Mix 4.2 (12) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 1, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Bake Time: 7 mins Total Time: 22 mins Servings: 40 Yield: 40 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup granulated sugar ⅓ cup chopped toasted pecans 1 4-serving-size package butterscotch instant pudding and pie filling mix 1 cup butterscotch-flavor pieces Directions In a 1-quart jar layer flour, brown sugar, granulated sugar, pecans, pudding mix, and butterscotch pieces; fasten lid. Include directions for making cookies with gift. To Make Cookies: Preheat oven to 350°F. Empty the contents of the jar into a very large bowl. Beat or stir in 3/4 cup shortening and 1/4 cup softened butter until crumbly. Use your hands to knead mixture until a dough forms. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly, smoothing edges as necessary. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes on cookie sheet. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; cool. To Make Ahead: Store jar of mix in a cool, dry place for up to 1 month. To Store: Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 124 Calories 7g Fat 14g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 40 Calories 124 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 54mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Total Sugars 10g Protein 1g Calcium 11mg 1% Iron 0.3mg 2% Potassium 11mg 0% Folate, total 8.8mcg *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.