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butter pecan cookies

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Recipe by
Pamela Laws
Franklin, TN

I came up with this recipe about 35 years ago and people still find it to be absolutely delicious and easy to make.

(1 rating)
yield 30 (makes 5 dozed)
prep time 5 Hr
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For butter pecan cookies

  • 1
    beaten egg
  • 2 stick
    softened butter (only use real butter)
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 c
    chopped roasted pecans

How To Make butter pecan cookies

  • 1
    Cream together the butter, sugar and vanilla; then beat in the egg.
  • 2
    Combine the flour, baking soda and baking powder and slowly add to the egg mixture and mix well.
  • 3
    Stir in the nuts and make sure they are fully incorporated. Form the dough into a log and wrap well in waxed paper.
  • 4
    Refrigerate until firm (2-4 hours). Preheat the oven to 325 degrees and slice the cookies into 1/4 inch rounds. Place on a non-greased cookie sheet and bake 7-10 minutes until lightly brown on the edges.

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