“Light and buttery like shortbread or pecan sandies, if using pecans....but so much easier to make. Low in sugar, too.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
36 Cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pre heat oven to 375.
  2. In medium bowl, mix first 4 ingredients.
  3. Stir in finely chopped pecans, if using.
  4. Break off walnut size pieces. Roll into balls.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  6. Using the bottom of a glass moistened with softened butter from butter wrappers and dipped in sugar, SLIGHTLY flatten each ball.
  7. Bake in 375 oven for 13-15 minutes or until edges are lightly golden.
  8. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.
  9. Variation: Christmas Cookies, Add a drop or two of red or green food coloring. Omit the pecans if desired.
  10. Variation: Roll balls in colored sugar crystals and then slightly flatten with glass. Omit pecans if desired.

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