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overnight cookies

Recipe by
linda hennessey
chesterfield, MO

Passed down from my Grandma Ette, this slice cookie is great with a warm cup of coffee or hot tea. (some people like to dunk them)

yield serving(s)
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For overnight cookies

  • 1-3/4 c
    melted crisco, (i use butter flavored)
  • 1 c
  • 1-1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 4
  • 5 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    pecans, finely chopped

How To Make overnight cookies

  • 1
    Blend all ingredients in a stand mixer. Note: add the flour gradually. (you can mix all by hand, but it gets really hard once all flour is added)
  • 2
    Firmly shape into two loaves. Cover with wax paper and plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.
  • 3
    Thinly slice cookies. Place on parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 10 minutes. (I lowered the temperature 10 degrees in my oven since I felt they were browning too quickly)

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