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Pecan Logs Recipe

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This recipe for Pecan Logs, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Dimiceli
Added: Saturday, December 20, 2008


2 cups flour
1 1 /2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons vanilla
1 cup pecans, finely chopped

Preheat oven 375
Mix first 3 ingredients and whisk to combine; set aside
In another bowl, combine shortening, butter, vanilla and milk and beat well
Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture and mix
Stir in nuts; chill until firm
Shape into logs about 2 inches long and place on ungreased cookie sheet
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until light brown
Remove from oven and roll in 1 cup powdered sugar while still warm

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen




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