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Pecan Snowball Cookies

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 12 MIN
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 4 dozen
  • Freezes
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Ingredients

Preparation

  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the pecans until finely chopped.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar with an electric mixer. Add the egg and liqueur and mix until smooth. With the mixer at low speed, or using a wooden spoon, gradually stir in the pecans and flour.
  4. Using a 1-tbsp ice cream scoop, shape the dough into balls. Roll them between your hands and place on the prepared sheets, spacing them evenly.
  5. Bake one sheet at a time for 12 minutes or until the cookies are light golden brown. Let cool completely on the baking sheets.
  6. Place the icing sugar in a bowl. Coat the cookies in the icing sugar. Shake off any excess, then coat again. The cookies will keep for 2 weeks in an airtight container at room temperature.

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