Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Pecan Cookies(mexican wedding cookies)- Noel

1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1/4 cup karo syrup
1 tbsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
powdered sugar

Place 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar & shortening in a large bowl. Beat until well blended. Add eggs, syrup, & vanilla. Beat until well blended & fluffy.

Mix in flour, pecans, baking powder, baking soda, & salt. Shape into 1 inch balls & place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake @ 375° for 7-9 minutes or until bottoms of cookies are light golden brown. Cool 2 minutes then roll in powdered sugar while still warm. Reroll in powdered sugar just before serving.

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