Rolled and Sliced Cookies
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Cream shortening in a large mixing brown; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir in pecans.
Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add to creamed mixture, stirring well.
Shape dough into 2 rolls, 2 inches in diameter. Wrap each in waxed paper; chill until firm. Remove waxed paper, and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 425° for 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool
Yield: about 5 dozen.