|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
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3374 Calories from Fat 1762
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 204 g314.3%
Saturated Fat 36.3 g181.6%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 216 mg72%
Sodium 1549.7 mg64.6%
Total Carbohydrates 365 g121.5%
Dietary Fiber 17.5 g70.2%
Sugars 208.9 g
Protein 39 g78.1%
Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 2.4%
Calcium 20.1% Iron 72.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet