Pecan Spice Drops
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 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
- In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, spices and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. 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.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 235 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 164mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
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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.