Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Light and buttery like shortbread or pecan sandies, if using pecans....but so much easier to make. Low in sugar, too.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pre heat oven to 375.
  2. In medium bowl, mix first 4 ingredients.
  3. Stir in finely chopped pecans, if using.
  4. Break off walnut size pieces. Roll into balls.
  5. Place on greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  6. Using the bottom of a glass moistened with softened butter from butter wrappers and dipped in sugar, SLIGHTLY flatten each ball.
  7. Bake in 375 oven for 13-15 minutes or until edges are lightly golden.
  8. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool.
  9. Variation: Christmas Cookies, Add a drop or two of red or green food coloring. Omit the pecans if desired.
  10. Variation: Roll balls in colored sugar crystals and then slightly flatten with glass. Omit pecans if desired.

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