|Flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Gold Medal)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Part Butter / Margarine)|
|Egg||1 , separated|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped|
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend flour, sugar, and salt in bowl.
Mix in shortening, egg yolk, milk, and vanilla thoroughly with fork.
Heat oven to 375 °
Form dough in 1" balls.
Place on ungreased baking sheet.
Press 1/16" thick with bottom of greased glass dipped in sugar.
Dough must be pressed very thin so cooky is wafer-like; otherwise it will be too chewy.
Brush with slightly beaten egg white.
Sprinkle with pecans.
Bake 8 to 10 min.
Do not overbake