Pecan Spice Drops Recipe

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Pecan Spice Drops Recipe

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I was thrilled when a dear friend shared her grandmother's spice cookie recipe with me. She assured me I would love them...and she was right!
MAKES:
27 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:
27 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans

Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, spices and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in pecans. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Spice Drops in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p22

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 235 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon each ground cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, spices and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Stir in pecans. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Spice Drops in Best of Country Cookies 1999, p22

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Katy789 User ID: 4536566 26840
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"I make and bake these cookies every year as part of my Christmas cookie baking. I enjoy smelling the aromas from cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and more. They are outstanding out of the oven."

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