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Pecan Lacy Wafers

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Ingredients
  Whole pecans 4 Ounce, toasted
  Whole almonds 2 Ounce, toasted
  Unsalted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Currants/Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange 1 , peel grated
  Sifted flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Baking soda 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2 Line 2 baking sheets with aluminum foil and grease well with butter.

MAKING
3 Finely chop half the nuts and leave the other half chopped roughly.
4 In a bowl, beat the butter until light.
5 Gradually add the sugars, beating well.
6 Beat in the egg and vanilla.
7 Add the currants and orange peel.
8 Onto a piece of waxed paper, sift the flour with the salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and allspice
9 Gently fold the flour mixture and nuts in to the butter mixture.
10 Stir well.
11 On to the prepared aluminium foil, drop teaspoonfuls of batter at least 2 inches apart.
12 Bake each sheet for 11 to 13 minutes, until batter is spread and golden at the edges.
13 Using a spatula, transfer the cookies to a wire rack and cool.
14 Repeat the process until all cookies are baked.

SERVING
15 Serve as desired.

TIP
If cookies lose crispness, they may be recrisped in oven for about 2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Pecan
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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