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Slice & Bake Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Slice & Bake Chocolate Pecan CookiesToasting the pecans makes a huge difference in the taste of these cookies. The double…

Slice & Bake Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Slice & Bake Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups butter, softened 2-1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 large egg, room temperature 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup baking cocoa 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1-2/3 cups chopped pecans, toasted 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup white baking chips

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners’ sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes.

Beat in egg and vanilla.

Combine the flour, cocoa and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Stir in pecans.

Shape into four 6-in.

logs; wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.

Unwrap the dough and cut into 1/4-in.

slices.

Place 2 in.

apart on ungreased baking sheets.

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Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until firm.

Remove to wire racks to cool.

In a microwave, melt semisweet chocolate chips; stir until smooth.

Drizzle over cookies.

Repeat with white chips.

Let stand until set.

Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts 1 each:

  • 86 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

Diabetic exchanges; 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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