2 Pecan Sandies
Serves: 24-30
  • 1¾ cups plus 2 tsp. all purpose flour
  • ¾ cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter (1½ sticks)
  • ¾ cup plus 2 tbsp. confectioners' sugar, additional for sprinkling finished cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In the bowl of your mixer, beat butter for 1-2 minutes until smooth. Add confectioners' sugar and mix together until light and fluffy.
  3. In a separate bowl combine pecans and flour.
  4. Mix dry ingredients into butter until combined, scraping down the side of the bowl to make sure all ingredients are incorporated.
  5. Roll dough into 1 to 1½ inch balls. Place dough balls at least 2 inches away from on a baking sheet lined with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper. Lightly flour the backside of a measuring cup, press dough ball into ½ inch thick disk.I
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cookies are lightly golden on edges, rotating the baking sheet halfway through baking. Let cool on a wire rack and lightly sprinkle with additional confectioners' sugar.
Recipe by 2 Sisters 2 Cities at http://www.2sisters2cities.com/2013/12/2-pecan-sandies/