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       Title: PECAN ICEBOX COOKIES
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 48 Servings
  
    0.25 lb Unsalted butter; softened
    1.00 c  Dark brown sugar (packed)
    1.00    Egg
    1.00 ts Vanilla extract
    2.50 c  All-purpose flour
    0.50 ts Baking soda
    0.50 ts Salt
    0.50 c  Chopped pecans
  
   In a medium bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until light and
   fluffy.  Beat in the egg and vanilla.
   
   Combine the flour, baking soda and salt and sift into the butter
   mixture. Blend thoroughly.  Stir in the pecans.
   
   Shape the dough into a roll 2 inches in diameter.  Wrap tightly in
   plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or for up to 1 week.
   
   Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.  Using a sharp thin knife, cut the
   dough into 1/4-inch slices and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
   Bake in the center of the oven for about 15 minutes, or until lightly
   browned and set. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
   
   Makes 48 cookies
   
   * Recipe by Joanna Pruess * Great Desserts, compiled and edited by
   Mardee Haidin Regan * Typed for you by Karen Mintzias
  
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