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Friday, July 9, 2010

Scandinavian Pecan Cookies

Ingredients:
* 1 cup butter, softened
* 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
* 1 egg, separated
* 2 cups all-purpose flour
* 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans

Directions:
* In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk. Gradually add flour until blended.
* Shape into 1-in. balls. In a small bowl, beat egg white. Dip balls in egg white, then roll in pecans. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly. Bake at 375° for 8-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from pans to
* cool on wire racks.

Yield: 5 dozen.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 121 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

~~Quick Cooking | May/June 1998~~

1 comment:

A Hopeful Heart said...

These sound and look DELISH!! I can't wait to give them a try....better buy some pecans the next time I'm at the grocery store.

Blessings,
Patti