Holiday Recipes

Pecan Drops

‚Äč1 cup pecans

1/2 cup butter

1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp shortening

1 cup powdered sugar

2 1/2 cup sifted cake flour

2 tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Chop pecans coarsely.  

Cream butter and shortening together until smooth.  Add and blend in the vanilla.  Beat in powdered sugar gradually.  Stir in flour thoroughly then add pecans.  Mix well and drop by teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheet.  Bake 15-20 minutes OR until a delicate light brown.  Makes 4 dozen.  "Melt in your mouth"