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                                PECAN CRISPS
 
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 Serving Size  : 66   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            Pecan halves
    2 1/2   c            Flour,all-purpose
    1       c            Butter or margarine
      3/4   c            Brown sugar,light,packed
    1       t            Vanilla extract
      1/2   t            Baking powder
 
   1. Finely chop 1/2 cup pecans; reserve remaining pecan halves for garnish.
   Into large bowl, measure chopped pecans and remaining ingredients. Knead
   until mixture holds together.
   2. Preheat oven to 350'F. Between 2 sheets of waxed paper, roll half of
   dough 1/4 thick. With 2 flower-shaped cookie cutter, cut dough into
   rounds. With pancake turner, place rounds, 1 apart, ungreased cookie
   sheet; press a reserved pecan half into each.
   3. Bake cookies 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool cookies slightly
   on cookie sheet; carefully remove to wire rack to cool completely. Repeat
   with remaining dough, trimmings, and pecans. Store cookies in tightly
   covered containers.
  
 
 
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