Texas Sandies Recipe

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Texas Sandies

Melissa Snow


These shortbread-like cookies are easy to make. They also taste good too.

★★★★★ 1 vote
3 dozen
10 Min
20 Min


1 c
butter or margarine
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/4 c
light brown sugar
egg yolk
1 tsp
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
finely chopped pecans
sugar, for rolling cookies


1Cream butter and sugars in bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg yolk and vanilla. Stir in flour, half a cup at a time until well blended. Stir in pecans.
2Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place on a cookie sheet (ungreased). Press with the bottom of a glass to 3/8 inch thickness.
3Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Lower the heat to 300 degrees and bake for 12 minutes longer or until just light brown on the bottom.
4Cool cookies for a minute before transfer to a rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.
5Per Serving:
Calories 90
Protein 1.0 g
Fat 6.5 g
Carbs 9.5 g
Sodium 53 mg

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies