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Betty Cass' Brown Sugar Cookies

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Ingredients
  Brown sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecan halves 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grease a cookie sheet with butter.
2. Preheat the oven to 375°F
3. Into a large basin, sift together, the flour and baking powder using a fine mesh sieve. Keep aside.

MAKING
4. In a mixing bowl of an electric beater combine butter and shortening and sugar. Beat until soft and light.
5. Add the eggs, one at a time and beat until well blended.
6. Stir in the dry ingredients to make a thick smooth batter.
7. Stir in the nuts and vanilla
8. Using a dessert spoon, drop the batter onto the greased cookie sheet, leaving 1-2 inch space between each
9. Pess half a pecan into each cookie
10. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until golden.
11. Remove tray from the oven and let stand for a while then slide onto a wire rack too cool

SERVING
12. Serve cookies with tea or coffee or enjoy them with warm milk.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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