Strawberry Pecan Cookies Recipe

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My dad's wife is always creating new recipes to use up the fruits and vegetables he grows in his garden. These cake-like cookies are one of her "masterpieces"!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:39 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 39 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 fresh strawberries, crushed
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • Red food coloring, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 131 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place strawberries in a blender, cover and process until pureed; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in puree just until blended. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans and food coloring if desired.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 6-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Strawberry Pecan Cookies in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p20

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 131 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 21, 2013

"Haven't made these yet. I question only 7 strawberries? Doesn't seem like many strawberries. Is this a misprint? Thought I better clarify before I try making them and end up disappointed."

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Reviewed May. 31, 2011

"These are absolutely delicious. Sweet with a bit of crunch....perfect for any occasion. I didn't use the food coloring. But other than that I followed the directions excatly. Yummy!!"

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Reviewed May. 16, 2008

"These were quite good! They'd be perfect for a baby shower with their pretty pink color. I made the recipe as written. Next time I think I may substitute butter for the shortening..."

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