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These little cookies are a rich decadent treat! You can be creative by using any kind of jam or preserves you like instead of pecans. Perfect for bringing to a party.

Recipe Summary

cook:
45 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 55 mins
prep:
10 mins
Servings:
60
Yield:
5 dozen cookies
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Ingredients

60
Original recipe yields 60 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Beat butter and sugar together in a bowl using an electric mixer until creamy. Beat egg yolks into butter mixture and gradually beat flour into butter mixture until dough forms. Beat in vanilla. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours.

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

  • Roll chilled dough into walnut-sized balls and place 2 inches apart onto baking sheets. Flatten balls slightly and press an indentation into the center of each flattened ball. Fill each indentation with 1 pecan half.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes and transfer to a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

89 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 8.3g; fat 5.9g; cholesterol 19mg; sodium 33.1mg. Full Nutrition
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