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Pecan Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 Large
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

GROUNDWORK
1) Grease cookie sheets lightly with butter.
2) Preheat oven moderately to 375°F (190°C).

MAKING
3) For the Electric Mixer Method cream butter in a bowl.
4) Beat sugar and cream together till fluffy.
5) Continue beating and add egg and almond extract.
6) In a large bowl mix thoroughly remaining ingredients.
7) Pour in the creamed mixture and blend well.
8) For the Food Processor Method, begin with creaming butter using the appropriate blade.
9) Beat sugar and cream together till fluffy.
10) While the processor is running add egg and almond extract and process well.
11) In a large bowl mix thoroughly remaining ingredients.
12) Add the batter to workbowl one half at a time and process.
13) Knead dough and make balls 1" in diameter.
14) On the cookies sheets put the balls and press keeping edge round.
15) Put in preheated oven to bake for 12-15 minutes till golden.
16) Place in wire racks and cool.

SERVING
17) Serve as a snack with any hot beverage.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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