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Dipped Pecan Spritz Recipe
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Dipped Pecan Spritz Recipe

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With their pretty shapes, these treats look lovely at the center of the cookie plates I arrange for all our Christmas gatherings...and they are always the first to disappear. This is my husband's favorite Christmas cookie. -Sylvia Neudorf Abbotsford, British Columbia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 5 min. + cooling
MAKES:75 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 5 min. + cooling
MAKES: 75 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup finely ground pecans
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons shortening, divided
  • 3/4 cup vanilla or white chips
  • Colored sprinkles

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in egg and extracts. Combine the flour, pecans and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Using a cookie press fitted with disk of your choice, press dough 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 5-7 minutes or until set (do not brown). Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and 3/4 teaspoon shortening; stir until smooth. Melt vanilla chips and remaining shortening at 70% power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth.
  4. Dip half of the cookies halfway in semisweet mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper to harden. Dip remaining cookies halfway in vanilla mixture; allow excess to drip off. Place on waxed paper and sprinkle coated area with colored sprinkles. Let harden. Yield: 12-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Dipped Pecan Spritz in Taste of Home December/January 2004, p29

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Reviewed Jun. 3, 2010

I have made these cookies a few times. Make them every christmas, the bad thing on these cookies, you can't stop at two or three, you want to eat more and more. I have made them plain without the chocolate and the rest with chocolate, you must try these.

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