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Cinnamon Pecan Shortbread: Cookie Jar

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Loaded with pecans and rolled in cinnamon sugar, these shortbread cookies are just in time for Fall.
Ingredients
  Our 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Softened butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY:
1. In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon together and add pecans. Set the mixture aside.
2. In a mixer beat the butter until fluffy. Then add the white sugar and brown sugar and beat until well combined.
3. To the mixer add egg and vanilla and blend well.
4. Add flour to the butter mixture and beat on slow speed until just combined.
5. Divide dough in half and place each half on a piece of plastic.
6. Form into a uniform log. Wrap up in the plastic and refrigerate for 2 hours or over night. (The dough can also be frozen at this point.)

MAKING:
7. When you're ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 ˚F.
8. In a small bowl, add sugar and cinnamon and mix well. Place half of the cinnamon-sugar mixture on a piece of parchment, then unwrap the dough and roll in cinnamon sugar.
9. Using a non-serrated knife, slice the cookies into 1/4" to 3/8" slices.
10. Place on parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes. Remove parchment from baking sheet and cool on rack.

SERVING:
11. Serve after the shortbread is completely cooled and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Very easy to make and delicious. This video illustrates how to make simple cinnamon flavored shortbread cookies. Made with extreme ease, these are loaded with flavor. The crunchy pecan make a great impact in this moist and slightly crispy snack. Serve this during tea time or as an amusing snack fro kids. This is a sure shot palate pleaser.

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