Pecan Sugar Cookies

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 30mins




  • In a large mixing bowl cream together the butter and sugar until light yellow; beat in eggs and vanilla.
  • Mix the flour together in a medium size bowl with baking powder and salt; add the flour mixture a third at a time to the creamed mixture blending well after each addition.
  • Fold in the chopped pecans and with lightly floured hands divide the dough in thirds and shape into logs about 10 to 12 inches in length.
  • Wrap each log in wax paper and refrigerate for 2 hours; slice the rolls of dough ito 1/4 inch slices and place on parchment lined cookie sheets.
  • Bake in a 375 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until browned around the edges.
  • Remove cookies to cooling rack and allow to cool completely. When cool, melt the dipping chocolate in top of a double boiler and dip the cookies into the melted chocolate, place on wax paper to set.