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Seashell Sandies

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Thin and crisp cookies."
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servings 274
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 1/2 dozen)


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  1. In a large bowl mix the butter or margarine, confectioners' sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla together until light and well combined.
  2. In a medium bowl combine the flour, ground pecans and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until a soft dough is formed. Wrap dough in plastic and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Roll chilled dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.
  5. Place cookies on an ungreased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 7 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 274 calories; 15.5 30.9 3.5 46 138 Full nutrition

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I adapted these cookies to my taste by using hazlenuts instead of pecans and gave them as Christmas jar gifts last year...thanks for the inspiration!

I used toasted almonds instead of pecans, and chilled the dough overnight. I cut them into mickey mouse heads and butterflies with cookie cutters. They were very crunchy and tasty. They were my...

This is a nice little cookie that's not too sweet and perfect with a cup of coffee.

The cookies are good, but even after an hour chilling in the refrigerator, they were way too soft to roll out or use cookie cutters.