Butter Pecan Cookies

about 1 hour Servings: 4.0
Average: 5.0

Butter Pecan Cookies

about 1 hour Servings: 4.0
Average: 5.0

Ingredients

1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup butter
1 egg yolks, unbeaten
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 pound pecans

Directions

  • 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2 Cream butter in large mixing bowl.
  • 3 Gradually add brown sugar and granulated sugar.
  • 4 Cream well.
  • 5 Add unbeaten egg yolk and vanilla and beat well.
  • 6 Blend in sifted flour to form a stiff dough.
  • 7 Shape dough into small balls.
  • 8 Place on greased cookie sheet. Flatten cookies with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  • 9 Bake at 350 degrees for 7-9 minutes, till golden brown (do not overbrown.) Cool before frosting.
  • 10 Garnish with pecan halves.

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