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Pecan Icebox Cookies

 Pecan Icebox Cookies
My best friend's grandmother frequently makes these old-fashioned cookies and was kind enough to pass the treasured family recipe on to me.
54 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add
  • the eggs, one at time, beating well after each addition. Combine the
  • flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add
  • to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans. Shape into four
  • 6-1/2-in. rolls; wrap each in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.
  • Unwrap and cut into 1/8-in. slices. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased
  • baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 7-10 minutes or until lightly
  • browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 9 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 113 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium,

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Pecan Icebox Cookies (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.