Pecan Ice Box Cookies

Teena Mathis


A good friend of mine in Houston gave me this recipe. I have two very large Pecan trees in my backyard, I keep this recipe handy.


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4 c
sifted plain flour
1 1/2 tsp
1/2 lb
butter melted
1 lb
brown sugar
3/4 c
1/4 c
crisco shortening
3 c
pecans finely chopped
1 Tbsp

How to Make Pecan Ice Box Cookies


  • 1Cream sugars, butter and Crisco together. Add eggs and beat. Mix in other ingredients. Add pecans and stir. Roll into logs on floured cutting board.
  • 2Mixture makes 5 logs about 1 1/2 inch diameter. Refrigerate overnight in covered plastic container or plastic wrap. I always bake a few dozen and freeze the rest. Just roll into a log, freeze and slice as needed.
  • 3Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes. It does not take long for them to cook and brown.
  • 4Note: For Christmas you can add Red or Green sugar sprinkles to top before baking.

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About Pecan Ice Box Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Christmas, #pecans

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