Rating: 4.5 stars 4.3
25 Ratings
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These are delicious cookies that my mother made at Christmas, but are good anytime. Try making them using pecans, but any nuts will do. I like them with a cup of coffee. Top these cookies with icing.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Then stir in the sour cream. Sift together the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda; stir into the creamed mixture. Finally, stir in the pecans and raisins. Cover dough and refrigerate for 1/2 hour.

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

  • Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. When cooled ice the cookies.

Nutrition Facts

352 calories; protein 4.8g; carbohydrates 45.8g; fat 17.9g; cholesterol 26.3mg; sodium 169.5mg. Full Nutrition
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