Thursday, September 17, 2009

30 Days of Holiday Christmas Cookie Recipes! Pecan Praline Cookies Day 14

Holiday Christmas Cookie Recipes!
Pecan Praline Cookies
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8 ounces butter
1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 cups finely chopped pecans
sifted confectioners' sugar, optional

Cream butter and brown sugar; stir in vanilla. Gradually work in flour. Mixture will be crumbly. Add chopped pecans and work into dough. Pinch off dough and roll in hands to form balls about 1 inch in diameter. Place on greased baking sheets; bake pecan cookies at 325° for 15 to 20 minutes, until firm and browned on bottoms. If desired, roll pecan cookies in confectioners' sugar while still warm.Makes about 4 dozen pecan praline cookies.

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