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Pecan Sables


Pecan Sables

Pecan Sables

Yield

Makes about 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients

1 package (18 ounces) refrigerated sugar cookie dough
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups finely chopped pecans
1-1/2 cups pecan halves

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. Let dough stand at room temperature about 15 minutes.
  2. Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; set aside. Combine dough and chopped pecans in large bowl; beat until well blended.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in cinnamon-sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Press 1 pecan half into each dough ball.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool 2 minutes on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Gift Idea

Create a delicious gift tower using 2 or 3 different sizes of tins. Simply fill the tins with your homemade treats, decorate with ribbon and stack. Then tie the tower together with more ribbon.

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