Holiday Nut Drops

Holiday Nut Drops

Holiday Nut Drops

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 2 dozen


  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped unsalted mixed nuts
  • 1/2 cup mini red and green M&M's


  1. Heat oven to 350F. Lightly grease two baking sheets.
  2. Mix together flour, soda and salt. Beat butter, brown sugar in a separate bowl till creamy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture.
  3. Fold in nuts and chocolate pieces.
  4. Drop by round tablespoonful, 2" apart onto greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned at edges. Let cool slightly on sheets. Transfer to wire rack. Store in air tight containers.
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