Day: February 18, 2021

Citrus Season!

Citrus Season!

I love this time of year. Give me a Meyer Lemon or a Cara Cara Orange and I am a happy girl. Every year I look for different recipes to use these fabulous gems. This year I came across Odette Williams, Lemony Yogurt Loaf Cake,…

Lemon Garlic Chicken- Think Outside the Recipe

Lemon Garlic Chicken- Think Outside the Recipe

Here is another fantastic recipe from my #stepuptosensational concept. Let me know what you think. I love this recipe because the whole thing cooks in one skillet and takes 45 minutes from start to finish.

Pound Cake Cookies from the Shoebox Full of Recipes

Pound Cake Cookies from the Shoebox Full of Recipes

I am so fortunate to have all these wonderful family recipes to turn to for inspiration. Some times I come across one like this. They are labeled Pound Cake Cookies and they are so delicious. I think they closely resemble a Pecan Sandie. I hope you will enjoy this family favorite.

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Pound Cake Cookies

This is a family recipe, it may be better know as a pecan sandie.
Course: Endings
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, pecans, pound cake

Ingredients

  • 3 sticks Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup Granulated White Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 3-1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 dozen Pecan halves

Instructions

  • Preheat ovent o 400°
    In the bowl of a stand up mixer, fitted with paddle attachment, cream together butter and sugar.
    Add egg and vanilla and mix until just incorporated.
    Gradually beat in flour, but do not overwork. You can finish with spatula.
  • I used a melon baller to form scoop and roll small balls.
    Press a pecan half into the center of each cookie and place on a parcment lined baking sheet.
    Bake 10-12 minutes until a light golden brown.
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Restaurant Re-creations – Kokkari San Francisco

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