Pecan Sandies - Melt in Your Mouth

Recipe by MelodyOHare
READY IN: 27mins
YIELD: 5 Dozen




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter, vegetable oil, 1 cup of white/granulated sugar and confectioners sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in eggs one at a time.
  • Add vanilla. Stir until blended.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  • Stir into the creamed mixture. Mix until completely blended.
  • Mix in the pecans.
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll each ball in remaining white sugar.
  • Place cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. (you may top each cookie with a pecan half if you like).
  • Bake for 11 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden.
  • Remove from cookies sheet to cool on wire racks.