Sesame-Pecan Wafers

56
Servings
2h
Prep Time
7-8m
Cook Time
2h 7m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 56 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (14.2 g)
  • Calories 75.3
  • Total Fat - 5.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 8.7 mg
  • Sodium - 35.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 3.7 g
  • Protein - 0.8 g
  • Calcium - 15.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, beat butter.

Step 2

Add sugar and vanilla

Step 3

Beat in as much of the flour as you can with a mixer and stir in the remaining flour, sesame seeds, and ground pecans with a spoon

Step 4

Divide dough in half and if dough is too sticky to handle, wrap and chill for 1 hour

Step 5

Preheat oven to 375

Step 6

Roll out half of the dough on a lightly floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness

Step 7

Cut out with 2-inch cutters, repeat with remaining dough

Step 8

Place cookies 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet

Step 9

Bake for 7-8 minutes or until edges are light brown

Step 10

Transfer to wire rack to cool

Step 11

In a heavy small saucepan, combine chocolate and shortening, heat until melted, stirring till smooth

Step 12

Dip half of each cookie in chocolate and sprinkle with ground pecans, or sesame seeds if desired

Step 13

Let stand till chocolate sets

Tips & Variations


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