Recipe Friday: Pecan Sandies

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Hi all!! Here is a good recipe to fix with tea or coffee. It’s sweet but not too sweet and is really easy to fix. I love cookies but sometimes they can be a little boring. These are anything but. Enjoy!!

 

Pecan Sandies

Ingredients

Direction

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, vegetable oil, 1 cup white sugar and confectioners’ sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the creamed mixture.
  4. Mix in the pecans. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll each ball in remaining white sugar.
  5. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden.
  7. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

Recipe Friday: Pecan Pie

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Hi all!! With the holidays coming I figured I would post a classic recipe I am sure almost everyone loves: Pecan Pie!! I know I do and my husband is always waiting for this time of year just for that. A lot of people think it is difficult but to be honest it is one of the simplest pie recipes I know. Enjoy!!

Pecan Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup, butter, water, and cornstarch. Bring to a full boil, and remove from heat.
  3. In a large bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Gradually beat in cooked syrup mixture. Stir in salt, vanilla, and pecans. Pour into pie shell.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until filling is set.

Recipe Friday – Pecan Sandies

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Hi all!! Hope your week has been amazing!! Here is a good sweet recipe that I tried and everyone enjoyed it. It’s good with coffee, tea or just by themselves. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

 

 

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, vegetable oil, 1 cup white sugar and confectioners’ sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla.
  4. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the creamed mixture.
  5. Mix in the pecans. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll each ball in remaining white sugar.
  6. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.