Copycat Keebler Pecan Sandies

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

This is my favorite recipe for pecan sandies and tastes just like the store bought ones. The recipe is from, but I wanted to save it here, and in my special cookbook!!

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Measure flour, cream of tarter, and baking soda together and set aside.
  3. Cream vegetable shortening and sugars together until fluffy.
  4. Add vanilla, salt, and egg to sugar mixture and beat until smooth.
  5. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture 1/3 at a time, beating after each addition until completely mixed.
  6. Dough will seem a little thick.
  7. Stir pecans into dough with a strong spoon.
  8. Chill dough for 30- 45 minutes.
  9. Roll dough into 1- 1 1/4 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Flatten balls to 1/4 inch thickness.
  11. Bake for 12- 15 minutes, until slightly golden.
  12. Remove to cooling rack.
  13. When completely cool, store in air-tight container.