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Ingredients

2-1/4 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup light brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1 package (10 ounces) Heath Almond Toffee Bits

Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Stir together flour, baking soda and salt. Set aside. Beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and vanilla until well blended. Add eggs. Beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well blended. Stir in toffee bits. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Makes 4 dozen cookies.

Dorothy Johnson
Geneseo



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