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Maple Pecan Crisps Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Saturday, October 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. Butter, softened
1 C. Sugar, divided
3/4 C. light Brown Sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
1 tsp. Maple extract (I use Mapleine)
1 Egg
1/2 C. crushed Pecans
2-1/2 C. Flour

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375
Cream butter, 3/4 C. granulated sugar and brown sugar together. Mix in the vanilla and maple extract, beat for 1 minute. Beat in the eggs just until blended. Add pecans and mix until pecans are combined evenly into batter. Add flour and mix.
Shape the dough into 1-1/2 to 2-inch balls. Roll the balls in the remaining 1/4 C. granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to about 1/4-inch thickness with your hand or a cookie stamp.
Bake cookies for 7-9 minutes or until the edges are slightly browned.
Let cookies cool on baking sheet for 1-2 minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to finish cooling.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 Dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The aroma of these cookies baking is almost as good as they taste.

 

 

 

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