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       Title: Oat-Pecan Pralines
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 48 servings
  
       1 c  Butter or margarine;
            -softened
   1 1/4 c  Brown sugar, packed
       2    Eggs
       2 tb Molasses
       1 ts Maple extract
   1 1/4 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
   2 1/2 c  Rolled oats
            (quick-or old fashioned
       1 c  Pecans; coarsely chopped
     3/4 c  Pecan halves
  
   Recipe by: Woman’s Day, Holiday Baking 1994
       In a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, beat the butter
   and sugar until fluffy.  Add teh eggs, molasses and maple extract; beat
   well.  Add the flour and baking soda; mix well. Stir in the oats and
   chopped pecans; mix well. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate
   for at least 1 hour.
       Preheat oven to 350 degrees; lightly grease cookie sheets. Shape the
   dough into 1-inch balls; place 3 inches apart on the prepared cookie
   sheets.  Press a pecan half in the center of each ball. Bake for 10 to 12
   minutes, or until a deep golden brown. Immediately remove to wire racks to
   cool.  Penny Halsey (ATBN65B).
  
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