How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 325^F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream together the shortening, sugar, and salt with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  • Add the eggs and beat well.
  • While mixing, slowly add the flour, baking soda, and water.
  • Chop the pecans into very small bits using a food processor or blender on low speed. The pieces should be about the size of rice grains.
  • Add the pecans to the dough and knead with your hands until the pecans are wll blended into the mixture.
  • Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and press flat with your hands onto ungreased baking sheets. The cookies should be about 2-inches in diameter and 1/2-inch thick,
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the edges of the cookies are goldn brown.

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  • pudgy47 7 years ago
    These little gems sound good!!!!Thanks
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  • pinkpasta 7 years ago
    Even a chocolate fanatic such as myself, loves Pecan Sandies!!

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