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Chocolate Pecan Sandies

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars
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"These are cute little round cookies that are white on the outside and chocolate on the inside."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 142
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. Cream butter and sugar together until light. Beat in the vanilla. Mix in the flour, pecans and cocoa powder.
  3. Form dough into 1 inch balls and place onto the prepared baking sheets. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool, then roll each cookie in confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 142 calories; 10.4 11.7 1.5 20 55 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This cookie has become a much anticipated addition to my Christmas cookie platter. I follow the recipe exactly but I make them bite size and just bake them for 15 minutes. Delicious~!

Most helpful critical review

These were ok. I am a fan of these types of cookies and was very eager to make the chocolate version of a pecan balls, butterball, or the many names these delicious little cookies go by. I found...

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This cookie has become a much anticipated addition to my Christmas cookie platter. I follow the recipe exactly but I make them bite size and just bake them for 15 minutes. Delicious~!

These were pretty good. I was concerned with the little amount of sugar at first, but when measuring I didn't completely level it, so it added a little extra to my recipe. I thought they were go...

I made these today and they turned out great! This is a keeper, I followed the recipe as written. I thought the dough was a bit loose so I chilled for an hour before forming my balls.

AMAZING!!!!! Just amazing! I love this stuff and will definently make it again! P.S.LET THEM COOL DOWN 100% THEN HAVE A DAMP CLOTH (SQUEEZE & DRAIN THE CLOTH AS MUCH AS YOU CAN) AND ROL...

I followed this recipe to the letter. These were good, but almost too crumbly. They fall apart as soon as they're bitten, but at least they taste good as they crumble.

So I changed the recipe just a bit- I omitted pecans and substituted about a cup of mini chocolate chips. I also added a little more cocoa powder than called for; I like the rich flavor that coc...

Excellent little cookie, I love how the cocoa taste comes through! I added sliced almonds instead of pecans cause that's what I had on hand, they came out very tasty! Also I have made these twi...

These were a nice change. This was one of 9 recipes that we baked this holiday. They held up well.

I've made these a few times and love it! Very nutty and just enough chocolate goodness. Sandies are typically a drier cookie than most, so if you are expecting a moist chewy cookie, this recip...