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    South Texas Pecan Sandies

    South Texas Pecan Sandies. Photo by lilsweetie

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    babygirl65's Note:

    This is from a HEB cookbook. HEB stores are found all over South Texas. I have made these and they are to die for!! (I think so anyway)!! :) Hope you enjoy them as much as I do!!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6-8

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat over to 350
    2. 2
      Combine butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and vanilla* in a large bowl and mix with electric mixer for about 3 minutes on high speed until mix is light and fluffy.
    3. 3
      Add flour, salt and nuts to the butter mix slowly at low speed until all ingredients are blended.
    4. 4
      Divid cookie dough in half. Shape each cookie dough portion into a log, 1 1/2" in diameter. Wrap the logs in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or more.
    5. 5
      Cut the dough logs into 1/4" slices and place 1/2" apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
    6. 6
      Bake cookies for 15 minutes or until lightly browned on top. Remove cookies from the baking sheet immediately and roll them in the remaining powdered sugar.
    7. 7
      Place cookies on a rack to cool before storing in a container.
    8. 8
      *I always use Mexican vanilla when baking and it makes a difference.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 16, 2010

      55

      i like to add a bit more sugar than called for. They also freeze well for make ahead preparation. Just thaw on cookie sheets while oven preheats then bake as usual.

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    • on December 01, 2007

      55

      i have been making these for months and my family loves them. i made them for a party and they were a huge hit. i use a bit more sugar than called for (only about 1/4 c) and always go a little over 1 c pecans. such a great recipe, though- thanks for sharing!

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    • on July 27, 2007

      55

      These were easy to make and melt in your mouth yummy. Made me look like I know how to cook. Look out cookie Elves!

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    Nutritional Facts for South Texas Pecan Sandies

    Serving Size: 1 (89 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 628.2
     
    Calories from Fat 397
    63%
    Total Fat 44.1 g
    67%
    Saturated Fat 20.6 g
    103%
    Cholesterol 81.3 mg
    27%
    Sodium 465.2 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 54.3 g
    18%
    Dietary Fiber 2.8 g
    11%
    Sugars 20.5 g
    82%
    Protein 6.2 g
    12%

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