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Chocolate Pecan Icebox Cookies

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Trust me, these yummy Chocolate Pecan Icebox Cookies are addictive! I keep making them at home! All of these Chocolate Pecan Icebox Cookies vanishes in two days!!! Try it!
Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 8 Tablespoon (At Room Temperature, 1 Stick)
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Bourbon/Freshly squeezed orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange zest 1 Tablespoon
  Unbleached all purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mini chocolate chips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

In a medium size bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Beat in the egg, bourbon, and orange zest.
Combine the flour, baking soda, and salt and sift into the butter mixture.
Blend well.
Stir in the pecans and chocolate chips.
Shape the dough into a roll about 2 inches in diameter.
Wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or wax paper and refrigerate overnight or for up to 1 week.
Preheat your oven to 350°F.using a sharp thin bladed knife, cut the dough into 1/4 inch slices and place them on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake in the middle of the preheated oven until lightly browned and set, about 15 minutes.
Remove the pan from the oven and transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool.
Store in a jar with a loose-fitting lid to maintain the crispness.
They will keep for up to 1 week or they may be frozen

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Gourmet

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