Thin and crisp cookies.

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large bowl mix the butter or margarine, confectioners' sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla together until light and well combined.

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  • 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.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Roll chilled dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.

  • 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

274.4 calories; 3.5 g protein; 30.9 g carbohydrates; 46 mg cholesterol; 137.9 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/29/2002
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! Read More
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
08/29/2002
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! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/04/2012
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. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
07/06/2016
This is a nice little cookie that's not too sweet and perfect with a cup of coffee. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/04/2016
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 son's favourite. Read More