Rolled and Sliced Cookies
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
Cream butter; add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add flour, mixing well. Stir in pecans. Divide dough in half. Cover; chill 1 hour.
Roll one portion of dough to 1/4-inch thickness between 2 sheets of waxed paper; keep remaining dough chilled until ready to use. Cut dough into desired shapes with 2-inch cutters; remove excess dough. Place a greased cookie sheet on top of cookies, greased side down. Invert cookie sheet, allowing cooking to transfer to sheet; remover waxed paper. Bake at 300° for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Repeat rolling, cutting. and baking procedure with remaining dough.
Yield: about 3 dozen.