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Honey Pecan Snaps Recipe

"These are delicious moist spice cookies," explains Cheryl Christiansen of McPherson, Kansas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • Additional sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter, shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add honey, eggs and lemon juice; beat well. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Fold in pecans.
  • 2. Shape into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-13 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove to wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 257 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 225 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.