Dessert Recipes

Pecan Rounds

Pecan RoundsI developed this recipe when a friend shared her pecan crop with me. These cookies…

Pecan Rounds

Pecan Rounds

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

slices.

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.

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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.

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