Pecan RoundsI developed this recipe when a friend shared her pecan crop with me. These cookies…
1 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup finely ground pecans, toasted 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
In a large bowl, cream the butter and 1/2 cup sugar until light and fluffy.
Beat in vanilla.
Combine the flour, pecans and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well.
Shape into two 8-in.
rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
Unwrap and cut into 1/4-in.
Place 1-1/2 in.
apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Meanwhile, combine the cinnamon and remaining sugar.
Roll warm cookies in cinnamon-sugar.
Cool on wire racks.
Nutrition Facts 2 each:
- 96 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.