Orange Pecan Cookies
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Honey||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warmed|
|Orange peel||2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Whole wheat flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Whole wheat pastry flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Pecans||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), ground|
Combine and beat thoroughly the butter, honey, salt, egg, vanilla, and orange peel.
Stir together the flours and soda; add to butter mixture and blend.
Add pecans and mix thoroughly.
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Press chilled dough very firmly together into a roll 1 1/2 to 2 inches in diameter.
Cut 1/4-inch slices and place on buttered baking sheets.
Wrap remaining dough in double thickness of wax paper, twisting ends tightly, and refrigerate until needed for baking.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes.