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Butter Pecan Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Butter Pecan Cookies, by , is from The German Oma's , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Victoria Stroink
Added: Thursday, November 6, 2008


1 cup butter, room temperature
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans

Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla extract. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans. Drop dough by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets.

Bake at 375 for about 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Makes about 4 dozen butter pecan cookies.

Garnish with whole pecan




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