|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs) (firmly packed)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs) (sifted)|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Pecan meats||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped|
Work the shortening with a spoon until fluffy and creamy; then add the brown sugar, while continuing to work with a spoon until light; then add the egg and mix well.
Sift the flour with the cream of tartar, and add with the nut meats to the creamed mixture.
Drop by level teaspoonfuls onto greased or oiled cookie sheets, and bake in a slow oven of 300ºF for 12-14 min.
Remove with a spatula or cake turner while hot.
Cool; store in tight container.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2197 Calories from Fat 1190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 136 g209.3%
Saturated Fat 29.7 g148.5%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%
Sodium 76.9 mg3.2%
Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.3%
Dietary Fiber 7 g28.1%
Sugars 135.6 g
Protein 23 g45.4%
Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 0.7%
Calcium 7.3% Iron 43.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet