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Orange Pecan Cookies

Posted in : Cookies on by : Daphne


1 cup butter (no fake butter) softened1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup packed brown sugar1 egg2 tbs orange juice1 tbs grated orange peel2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1/2 cup chopped pecans


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in egg, orange juice and peel. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in pecans. Shape dough into two 11-1/2-in. rolls; wrap in plastic wrap. Chill for 4 hours or overnight.
Unwrap; cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 400F for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown. Place on wire racks to cool.