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Pecan Pie Cookies

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  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)

Cream butter and sugar together. Add corn syrup and egg yolks; beat until thoroughly blended. Stir in flour gradually. Chill dough for several hours. Beat egg whites slightly. Using 1 tablespoon of dough for each cookie, roll into balls. Brush lightly with egg white. Place two inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake five minutes. Remove from oven. Place a ball of Pecan Filling (below) made from 1/2 teaspoon of filling into the center of each cookie, pressing about halfway down into the cookie. Do not press completely through cookie. Return cookies to oven and bake 5 minutes longer, or until lightly browned. Cool on rack. Cookies will store for weeks if kept in a tightly closed container.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3763 Calories from Fat 1722

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 196 g301.3%

Saturated Fat 119.2 g595.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 906.8 mg302.3%

Sodium 276.7 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 470 g156.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.8%

Sugars 147.3 g

Protein 47 g93.5%

Vitamin A 122.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 17.7% Iron 91%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pecan Pie Cookies Recipe