Swedish Pecan Butter Cookies
September 13, 2017
- Serving Size: 1 (21.5 g)
- Calories 103.5
- Total Fat - 7.1 g
- Saturated Fat - 3.7 g
- Cholesterol - 21.3 mg
- Sodium - 57.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 9.1 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
- Sugars - 3.1 g
- Protein - 1.2 g
- Calcium - 10.5 mg
- Iron - 0.2 mg
- Vitamin C - 0 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar.
Beat in egg yolk, cream and vanilla.
Combine the flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture.
Stir in finely chopped pecans.
Roll into 3/4-in. balls.
In a small bowl, beat egg white.
Dip balls in egg white, then roll in additional pecans.
Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Using the end of a wooden spoon handle, make an indentation in the center of each ball.
Top each ball with a cherry half or fill with jelly.
Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.
Carefully remove to wire racks to cool.
Tips & Variations
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