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Old Fashioned Southern Pecan Cookies

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Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
18 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

Prep Time:
15 min

Cook Time:
18 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Easy

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/4 C. powdered sugar
  • 1 C. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 C. light corn syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 C. finely chopped pecans
  • 3/4 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Powdered sugar

DIRECTIONS

  1. HEAT oven to 350°F.
  2. COMBINE powdered sugar and shortening in bowl of electric mixer; beat at medium speed until well blended. Beat in eggs, corn syrup and vanilla until well blended and fluffy.
  3. COMBINE flour, pecans, baking powder, baking soda and salt in medium bowl. Add to shortening mixture. Beat at low speed until well blended. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. BAKE 15 to 18 minutes or until bottoms of cookies are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets. Roll in powdered sugar while warm. Place on cooling racks to cool completely. Roll in powdered sugar again, if desired.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 cookie)

  • Calories 100
  • Calories from Fat60g
  • Total Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 50mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 10g
  • Dietary Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 4g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet