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Great Grandma Candy's Cookie

"Delicious sugar cookies with a bit of extra flavoring thrown in."
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servings 227 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

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  1. Cream butter, sugar, egg and vanilla extract. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl; stir to combine. Sift flour mixture over butter mixture. Add vanilla extract and milk; stir until dough is smooth. Mix pecans into dough. Refrigerate dough for several hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet.
  3. Turn dough out onto floured work surface and knead until workable. Roll out into a sheet about 1/4 inch thick and cut into circles with a cookie cutter. Arrange cookies on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake until lightly golden, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 227 calories; 10.8 g fat; 30 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g protein; 29 mg cholesterol; 126 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This is a great cookie...good with tea. It could either be a mild spice cookie or a spiffed up sugar cookie.

This recipe directs you to roll the dough thin and cut out rounds but I didn't think I could get a good "cut" with pecans in the dough. I finally decided to roll the dough into a 10 onch log and...