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    Dipped Pecan Spritz

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    28 mins

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    Courtly's Note:

    from taste of home... pretty shaped, chocolate dipped, with crunchy pecans.. MMMMM!

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    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugarl beat in egg and extracts.
    2. 2
      Combine the flour, pecans and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture.
    3. 3
      Using a cookie press fitted with disk of your choice, press sough 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
    4. 4
      Bake at 375 for 5-7 minutes or until set[ do not brown].
    5. 5
      Remove to wire racks to cool.
    6. 6
      In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and 3/4 t.
    7. 7
      shortening; stir until smooth.
    8. 8
      Melt vanilla chips and remaining shortening at 70% power; stir until smooth.
    9. 9
      Dip half of the cookies halfway in semisweet mixture; allow excess to drip off.
    10. 10
      Place on waxed paper to harden.
    11. 11
      Dip remaining cookies halfway in vanilla mixture; allow excess to drip off.
    12. 12
      Place on waxed paper and sprinkle coated area with colored sprinkles.
    13. 13
      Let harden.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 07, 2009


      These are cute little cookies that have a nice mild flavor. Be sure that the pecans are very finely ground or else they can get stuck in the cookie press disks. Mine baked up perfectly in 6 minutes, but they are very fragile so I left them to cool on the sheet for alittle while. I made these for Christmas cookie trays and they were very cute. Thank you for sharing!

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    • on November 16, 2008


      These were a good variation on regular spritz. I made them today as part of my jump-start on Christmas baking. I definitely think they tasted better once dipped in the chocolate (admittedly, I sampled a couple before dipping!). I halved the recipe, but kept the extracts at the full amount. I chilled the dough for about 60 minutes prior to filling my cookie press, just to make sure it was firm enough to easily press out. The main piece of advice I would give to anyone else thinking of making these is to make sure you remove them from the cookie sheet almost right away once they come out of the oven - I let one pan sit too long before trying to remove them and I had a bit of difficulty getting them off. I also had a couple of them break in half when I was trying to dip them, but they still taste good! Thank you for posting!!

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    • on December 22, 2006


      These are incredible!! My sister-in-law made them for Christmas last year. Of all the new cookies I tried last year, this was the only recipe I made sure I got for my own collection. They are very easy to make but also very pretty. I decorated some as the recipe called for with sprinkles & I decorated some with the opposite color chocolate drizzled over the dipped chocolate. I think these are my new favorite Christmas cookies!

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    Nutritional Facts for Dipped Pecan Spritz

    Serving Size: 1 (10 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 130

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 52.1
    Calories from Fat 31
    Total Fat 3.4 g
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    Cholesterol 7.4 mg
    Sodium 19.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    Sugars 2.7 g
    Protein 0.5 g

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