Pecan Spice Cookies
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Half Butter Or Margarine)|
|Brown sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Packed)|
|Flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs) (Gold Medal)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Pecan halves||5 Dozen|
Heat oven to 375° (quick mod.).
Mix shortening, sugar, and egg thoroughly.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend dry ingredients; stir into shortening mixture.
Stir in chopped pecans.
Roll dough in 1" balls.
Place 2" apart on greased baking sheet.
Place a pecan half on top of each cooky, flattening slightly.
Bake 10 to 12 min.
For softer cookies, store in tight container with an apple slice.