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Pecan Pie Cookies

A twist on a classic holiday favorite; believe us -- these will go fast!

Makes 3 dozen cookies

Cookie Ingredients:

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3/4 cup butter, softened

1 egg

1 tsp. vanilla

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking powder

Filling Ingredients:

1 cup chopped pecans

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup whipping cream

1 tsp. vanilla


1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine all cookie ingredients except flour and baking powder in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking powder. Beat until well mixed.

2. Shape dough into 1-1/4 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Make indentation in each cookie with thumb; rotate thumb to hollow out slightly.

3. Combine all filling ingredients in small bowl; fill each cookie with 1 rounded teaspoon filling. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

Submitted by: Beantown Baker

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