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Butter Pecan Cookies

Submitted by: JustRightMenus

Servings: 4 dozen

Categories: Christmas, cookies, dessert

From the kitchen of:

Better Homes and Gardens: Homemade Cookies Cookbook; page 59.


1 c. butter or margarine, softened

2/3 c. packed brown sugar

1 egg

2 c. all-purpose flour

Pecan halves


Cream butter and sugar; blend in egg.

Stir together flour and salt; stir into creamed mixture.

Chill 1 hour.

Form into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.

Flatten in one direction with fork tines; top each with a pecan half.

Bake at 375° for 10 to 12 minutes.