Honey-Pecan Cookies

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Combine egg and honey in a small mixing bowl; mix well. Set aside.

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Add to creamed mixture stirring well. Stir in reserved egg mixture and pecans, and mix well.

Shape dough into a roll, 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in waxed paper, and cut into 1/4 inch slices. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool

Yield: about 5 1/2 dozen.


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