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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