Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

One of my grandmother's cookie recipes that I often bake at Christmas. Brings back memories....

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt.
  4. In a large bowl, cream shortening and butter, add sugar; cream well.
  5. Add eggs; beat well.
  6. Add flour mixture; mix well.
  7. Fold in pecans.
  8. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheet.
  9. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.


Most Helpful

Do NOT use a medium cookie scoop to make these cookies. These cookies spread, and the medium cookie scoop makes a HUGE cookie. The small (1 tsp) cookie scoop would be great, if I had one. The taste is delicious, and I will make again (when my small cookie scoop gets here)!

Chris Reynolds September 13, 2012

My mother-in-law uses this exact recipe every Christmas. It's delicious!

amy.cleaveland October 30, 2009

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