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Pecan Filled Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Filled Cookies, by , is from What's Cooking In The Neighborhood , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Myrtle Jepson
Added: Wednesday, September 17, 2008


Cookie Dough:
2 C. margarine
1 C. sugar
4 egg yolks
1 C. dark Karo
5 C. flour

1/2 C. melted butter
1 C. powdered sugar
6 T. dark Karo
1 C. pecan, chopped

Cream together margarine, sugar and yolks. Add Karo & flour. Chill 3 hours. Roll into 1 to 1 1/2 inch balls, place on cookie sheet 1/2 inch apart. Bake at 375 for 7 minutes. Take from oven. Make thumbprint in top of each cookie and fill each indentation with 1 tsp. pecan filling. Return to oven and continue baking until light brown on bottom about 6-7 minutes.
Filling: Bring to a full boil, butter, pd. sugar, & Karo. Remove from stove and add chopped pecans.




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