---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.01
  
       Title: Pecan Tea Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 60 cookies
  
       1 c  Butter or margarine
       2 c  C and H Powdered Sugar
            -- unsifted
       1    Egg
     1/2 ts Vanilla
       2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/8 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
       1    Egg yolk
       1 tb Water
            Pecan halves
  
   Cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.  Beat in egg and
   vanilla.  Combine flour, salt and nutmeg.  Add to creamed mixture.  Mix
   well.  Shape into small balls.  Place on greased cookie sheet.  Mix egg
   yolk and water.  Brush each cookie with egg mixture.  Lightly press pecan
   half on top of cookie.  Bake in 350-degree oven 12 to 15 minutes.
   
   Reprinted with permission from:
   Powdered Sugar Cookies from the C and H Sugar Kitchen
   by Jean Porter
   Electronic format by Karen Mintzias
  
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