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    Best Pecan Sandies

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    25 mins

    20 mins

    Barb Gertz's Note:

    These are a must at our house during the holidays. They don't last long, That is why I like this larger recipe.I think that BUTTER is a must in Pecan Sandies. Enjoy (prep time does not include chill time.)

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream to gether butter and sugar until smooth.
    2. 2
      Beat in water and vanilla.
    3. 3
      Stir in the flour and pecans until well blended (I use the mixer).
    4. 4
      Cover dough and chill at least 4 hours (can be chilled over night).
    5. 5
      Preheat oven 325 degrees.
    6. 6
      Shape dough into walnut sized balls or cresents.
    7. 7
      Place 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets.
    8. 8
      Bake for 18 to 20 minutes.
    9. 9
      Roll in powdered sugar while still warm.
    10. 10
      I like to double roll them in the powdered sugar.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 21, 2003

      55

      Yummy! My mom is going to love these when I bring some home for Christmas. She is a big fan of pecans and this is right up her alley. Of couse the man and I also really like them. I double rolled them in the sugar like Barb suggested. I will say that these don't really spread much while baking so I was able to put them pretty close together. Thanks Barb for a new Christmas cookie standard!

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    • on December 29, 2008

      55

      These cook up light. I think next time I will brown the pecans first. I double rolled them in the powered sugar… perfection!

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    • on December 25, 2007

      55

      I loved these. I prefer them without the powdered sugar, just a hint of sweetness. I agree with the other reviewer, they are too delicate for a cresent shape. I refridgerated them overnight and they were hard to shape even into balls. They don't spread much so you can space them closer if you like.

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    Nutritional Facts for Best Pecan Sandies

    Serving Size: 1 (1390 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 152.8
     
    Calories from Fat 99
    65%
    Total Fat 11.0 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 5.1 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 20.3 mg
    6%
    Sodium 67.8 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 12.4 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    2%
    Sugars 4.0 g
    16%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

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