Pecan Thins

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“Delicate, shortcake-like cookies. They're dainty and make a great accompaniment to any light dessert, especially fruit or pudding. Cook time will vary; I posted for 1 dozen cookies baked at a time.”
4hrs 45mins
96 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter.
  2. Gradually add sugar, beating well.
  3. Add egg and vanilla and blend well.
  4. Combine dry ingredients except pecans and gradually add to creamed mixture, beating well after each addition.
  5. Stir in pecans.
  6. Divide dough in half and shape each half into a 1 1/2" diameter log.
  7. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill 3 hours or until firm.
  8. Cut dough into 1/4" thick slices.
  9. Place 2" apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.
  10. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned at 350°.
  11. Cool on wire racks.
  12. Can be stored in airtight container for several weeks.

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