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Chewy Pecan Cookies Recipe

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Donna Sralla


1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 eggs
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pumpkin pie or apple pie spice
2 cups quick-cooking oats
2 cups raisins
1-1/2 cups chopped pecans

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs, milk and vanilla; mix well. Combine next five ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in oats, raisins and nuts; mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.

Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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Number Of Servings:
5-6 dozen




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