Sweet Potato-Pecan Cookies

Recipe by yooper
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg; set aside.
  • In a seperate bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
  • Beat in the egg, sweet potato, vanilla and orange zest.
  • Beat mixture into dry ingredients.
  • Stir in the pecans.
  • Lightly butter or spray with Pam 3 cookie sheets.
  • Drop batter by teasponfulls onto sheets, leaving 1 1/2-inch space between each batter drop.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are browned.
  • Cool on wire racks and store in an airtight container.
  • If desired, you can make a glaze by mixing together 1 cup confectioners sugar and 2 tablespoons orange juice.
  • Spread glaze over warm cookies.
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