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Pecan Pie Cookies

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  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 eggs - separated
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • Pecan Filling - below
Cream butter and sugar on low speed with an electric mixer, add corn syrup and egg yolks, beat well. Stir in flour. Chill several hours.

Beat egg whites slightly. Roll 1 tespoon of dough per cookie into balls. Brush with egg whites and place on a greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 375F for 5 minutes. Roll 1/2 teaspoon of filling into a ball and press firmly into the center of each cookie. Return to oven to bake 5 more minutes.

Filling Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 Tbsp dark corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
Combine sugar, butter and corn syrup. Stir to blend. Cook over medium heat stirring ocassionally until mixture reaches a full boil.

Remove from heat and stir in pecans. Cool slightly, but use while still warm and soft eoungh to be workable.

Submitted by Karen Talley

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