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Pecan Roll-Ups Recipe

Pecan Roll-Ups Recipe

This recipe is so delicious and is sure to become a favorite of your family. The pecans make them so rich.—Ms. Lee B. Roberts, Racine, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling YIELD:96 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to butter mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until easy to handle.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 350°. Divide dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll out one portion into an 18x8-in. rectangle. Cut widthwise into six 3-in. sections; cut each section into 3x1-in. strips. Roll each strip around a pecan half; place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Repeat.
  • 3. Bake 12-15 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 4. Roll in confectioners' sugar. Store in an airtight container at room temperature, or freeze for up to 3 months. Yield: 8 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 55 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 27 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.