Butter Toffee Cookies

Butter Toffee Cookies … simple, rich and buttery. Possibly the perfect cookie! These toffee cookies are the easiest melt-in-your-mouth dessert you’ve ever seen. Just wait until you try this butter cookie!

Toffee Butter Cookies

Simple Toffee Bit Cookie Recipe

I am kinda-sorta obsessed with these cookies. They are ridiculously simple to make, while being completely packed with buttery goodness. And gasp! there is nary a chocolate chip to be found.

The not-so-secret-ingredient is the Toffee Bits. Not the ones with chocolate on them, like Heath Bars, but the plain-jane Toffee Bits, sometimes referred to as “Bits o’ Brickle”. Also, let it be known I do NOT like the name Bits o’ Brickle. It’s one of those words or phrases that just annoy me…like the word scrumptious…or whimsical. Ugh, I hate myself for typing those out.

Anyhow, if you like delicious things, get in your kitchen ASAP and get these in the oven.

Butter Toffee Cookies ... simple, rich and buttery. Possibly the perfect cookie!

Soft Butter Cookies Are Easy to Make!

Like I said they are simple…simple to make, simple looking, simple flavors…but oh my yes, they are sneaky. So sneaky, in fact, that when you are reaching for your 4th cookie in 10 minutes you’ll feel duped. Like WHAT? How did that happen?

The answer is toffee bits. For real.

Toffee Chips!

I am a weirdo and buy these in bulk around the holidays when they seem to be everywhere… I mean like who decided DELICIOUS TOFFEE was only to be consumed in November and December?

If you are not a weirdo like me, I am sure you can find them at a store near you OR certainly online.

Butter Toffee Cookie Dough...SO delicious.

How to Make Butter Toffee Cookies:

The dough comes together in a pinch.

AND if you’re feeling crazy sprinkle your dough with some flaked sea salt. I mean RIGHT?

Butter Toffee Cookie Dough...SO delicious.

They will bake up all gorgeous-like. And you will swoon.

Butter Toffee Cookies ... simple, rich and buttery. Possibly the perfect cookie!

And then you will eat…and maybe share 🙂

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Butter Toffee Cookies

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 30 cookies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American

Description:

Butter Toffee Cookies … simple, rich and buttery. Possibly the perfect cookie! These toffee cookies are the easiest melt-in-your-mouth dessert you’ve ever seen. Just wait until you try this butter cookie!


Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 egg + 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 1/4 all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups toffee bits (1, 8-ounce bag)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer combine the butter and both sugars on medium speed for 2 minutes.
  3. Add in the vanilla, egg, yolk, baking soda, and salt and mix for an additional minute until smooth, scraping the sides of the bowl as necessary.
  4. Turn the mixer to low and add in the flour mixing until just combined.
  5. Stir in the toffee bits evenly.
  6. Using a medium (2 tablespoon) cookie scoop drop the dough onto the prepared pan 2- inches apart. Bake for 9-11 minutes until the edges are lightly golden.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool on the baking sheet for 3-4 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Renea Benson
Renea Benson

I retired from Hershey and worked at the plant that makes Heath toffee bites. I must say these cookies are like working on the health line again. The aroma and flavor of these cookies are just so good. WELL DONE!!

Holly
Holly

You don’t recommend chilling the dough before baking?

Julie
Julie

These are amazing! I’ve made them twice for work and everyone loves me now. ?. They taste just like the ones I used to get from au bon pain!

Dina
Dina

In one word, these cookies are PERFECTION. I can’t believe how good these are! I think I might even say these are my all time favorite cookie. They are crispy, chewy, buttery, sweet and salty. This is going to be a regular in my rotation for sure! Also, I baked half of the dough and scooped and flash froze the other half and they bake up perfectly from the freezer.

Jess
Jess

I’ve made a new recipe of cookies every week for the last 4 months and these are one of my top 3 favorites! Easy, consistent, chewy and crunchy edges. Only tricky part is finding bits o Brickle. Found mine at stater brothers.

Jessica
Jessica

Just want to make sure that 1 tbs of vanilla is correct. I want to double this recipe and thought that might be to much.

Ike
Ike

Made these delicious lovelies and they came out ok mine didn’t come out as flat and soft but good nun the less. Any tips to get em flatter and softer after cooling? Thanks!

Latoya. W
Latoya. W

I started to make these cookies and give them as a gift along with peppermint bark. I changed my mind and made them with my daughter instead. I followed the recipe execally. My entire apartment smelled buttery. Once the cookies cooled we tried them. I was in chewy buttery bliss. They are so delicious??.

Nicole
Nicole

Yum! I used sprouted spelt flour and added a cup of oats, and my son likes em even better than magic bars. Gonna make ice cream sandwiches with vanilla ice cream and these cookies tonight for dessert 🙂

Sarah
Sarah

Oh my. These are to die for! I definitely recommend adding the sea salt on top. So sweet and savory and buttery and delicious! Thank you for sharing this. 🙂

Rachel
Rachel

Made this today with all purpose gluten free flour and home made toffee chips. I also substituted molases and sugar instead of brown sugar. They are amazing!!! They taste kind of like the gluten free toffee cookies from trader Joe’s. Sooooooo good!

Trish Pines
Trish Pines

I made these on Sunday. They were devoured by the neighborhood! Excellent recipe!

Teija
Teija

I made these this week – the only difference was I didn’t quite have enough toffee chips so I made the difference up with cinnamon chips. Really good! I’m going to get a bag of toffee chips and make it the right way though!!

Laura @ Laura\

So chewy and buttery! Yum! I think toffee should be eaten year round!

KatieKay
KatieKay

Made these this morning. The batter looks so dry. Are the only wet ingredients vanilla and the eggs? Looks like it needs to be wetter. They weren’t a thin cookie like your photo, just trying to figure out what the difference is, they taste wonderful!

Cecilia

They look amazingly good. Just look at the color.. mouthwatering

Kathryn Mader
Kathryn Mader

Hi, where is the recipe for homemade toffee? I can’t stand the words supper or freshly. Weird, huh?

Georgia
Georgia

This is a link to her recipe for homemade toffee. If I understood her correctly you would need to make 1.5 recipes to replace the bag of bits.

http://cookiesandcups.com/butter-crunch-cookies/

Denise
Denise

OMG!!! Yay me!!! Two exceptional recipes without chocolate. I’m ecstatic!!! 😀

Maureen
Maureen

You left adding the vanilla out of the instructions.

Georgia
Georgia

How many recipes of your homemade toffee would equal an 8-ounce bag of bits?

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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