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You can't go wrong with the combination of butter and pecans in this recipe. I never serve these cookies without receiving requests for it.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Additional confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans.
Shape tablespoonfuls into 2-in. fingers. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar; cool on wire racks. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Fingers in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p58

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 74 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • Additional confectioners' sugar
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in pecans.
  2. Shape tablespoonfuls into 2-in. fingers. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 15-18 minutes or until lightly browned. Roll warm cookies in confectioners' sugar; cool on wire racks. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Fingers in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p58

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b.garland1 User ID: 7547409 27560
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"This is a favorite recipe that my mom used to make only in hers, there was 2 teaspoons of real vanilla included and the recipe called for ground pecans. To stop the cookies from breaking apart, cook them a little longer.YUMM!! :)"

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Buttons06 User ID: 724847 59102
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2011

"Cookies tasted good, but are dry and break apart. I made recipe exactly as directed."

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