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Homemade Pecan Puffs

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Ingredients
  Vegetable shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sifted confectioners' sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sifted regular all purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped pecans 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Confectioners' sugar 1 Tablespoon (As Required)
Directions

Early on day:
1. In bowl, cream shortening with 1/2 cup sugar until fluffy. Then beat in flour, salt, and vanilla. Carefully fold in pecans.
2. Start heating oven to 375°F.
3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on greased cookie sheets.
4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden.
5. Roll immediately in confectioners' sugar; cool on wire racks. Roll again in sugar. Makes 42.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3741 Calories from Fat 2350

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 269 g414.2%

Saturated Fat 56.9 g284.7%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 983.2 mg41%

Total Carbohydrates 302 g100.7%

Dietary Fiber 15.8 g63.2%

Sugars 77.3 g

Protein 37 g73.8%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 85.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Homemade Pecan Puffs Recipe