• 9/21 Pecan Cookie Day - 2

    From Dave Drum@1:261/38 to All on Thu Sep 21 06:29:40 2023
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    Title: Butter Pecan Cookies
    Categories: Cookies, Snacks, Nuts
    Yield: 48 servings

    1 3/4 c Chopped pecans
    1 tb + 1 c butter; softened,
    - divided
    1 c (packed) brown sugar
    1 lg Egg; room temp, separated
    1 ts Vanilla extract
    2 c Self-rising flour
    1 c Pecan halves

    Place chopped pecans and 1 tablespoon butter in a baking
    pan. Bake @ 325+|F/165+|C for 5-7 minutes or until toasted
    and browned, stirring frequently. Set aside to cool.

    In a large bowl, cream brown sugar and remaining butter
    until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla.
    Gradually add flour and mix well. Cover and refrigerate
    for 1 hour or until easy to handle.

    Roll into 1" balls, then roll in toasted pecans,
    pressing nuts into dough. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased
    baking sheets. Beat egg white until foamy. Dip pecan
    halves in egg white, then gently press one into each

    Bake at 375+|F/190+|C for 10-12 minutes or until golden
    brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks.

    Martha Thefield, Cedartown, Georgia

    RECIPE FROM: https://www.tasteofhome.com

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