Pecan Sandies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

This has to be one of my favorite cookies! Sooo goooood.

Top Review by SharleneW

These were great Pecan Sandies--better than those you buy in the package. I had to shorten the cooking time (maybe I should have lowered the heat). Only kept them in for 18 minutes. I pressed them with a cup dipped in sugar because they had a tendency to stick to the cup otherwise.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 325.
  2. In a large bowl cream shortening, sugar and salt.
  3. Add the eggs and beat well.
  4. Slowly add the flour, baking soda and water.
  5. Add pecans to the dough and knead with your hands until pecans are well blended.
  6. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place on cookie sheet.
  7. Press down with a drinking glass.
  8. Cookies should be about 2 inches round, 1/2 inch thick.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes or until the edges are golden brown-watch the bottoms.

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