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Simple And Sumptuous Brown-Eyed Cookies

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  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Self rising flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking cocoa 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

In a large mixing bowl, cream ¾ cup butter with 1 cup sugar. Add 1 egg and 1 ¼ teaspoons vanilla. Beat. Add flour, and mix with a spoon, until all flour is incorporated into the dough. Now, divide the dough into 2 parts—1/3 of dough and 2/3 of dough. To the 1/3 of dough, add 2 tablespoons cocoa, and form into a square log—1 inch on each side. On a floured surface, use a rolling pin to roll the remaining 2/3 of dough into a flat rectangle, 4-inches by length of log (or longer—roll to about ¼-inch thickness). Place log onto long side of rectangle. Trim sides of rectangle, and then roll the rectangle of dough to cover the chocolate log once around. Trim off any excess dough of the rectangle and pat to close the dough around the log. Pat the covered log to square up the form. Using a pastry brush or a spoon, coat the log with a slightly beaten egg white. Roll the log in a mixture of ½ cup chopped pecans and ¼ cup sugar, to coat completely. Chill or freeze. Slice, and bake in a well-greased pan at 400 degrees for about 6 to8 minutes. Watch the cookies carefully, so that they do not burn! Remove from oven, and immediately remove cookies from pan, and place them on a flat surface to cool. When cool, arrange them on a nice serving dish. Serve with milk (or your choice of beverage). Enjoy!!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
If you are looking for fancy cookies to deck up your holiday platter, this praline brown-eyed cookies is what you need. This luxurious cookie is easy to make, as Betty shows you in the video. It's so elegant and sumptuous that you will love it. Stream the video to learn how to make batches of these treats at home.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 367 Calories from Fat 165

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.1%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g47%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78.6 mg26.2%

Sodium 351.4 mg14.6%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6.1%

Sugars 27.8 g

Protein 5 g9.1%

Vitamin A 9.5% Vitamin C 0.1%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Simple And Sumptuous Brown-Eyed Cookies Recipe Video