Friday, December 15, 2017

Browned Butter Pecan Yule Cookies (1978)

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 50 pecan (or almond) halves
  • 2 tspns almond extract
  • 2 tspns vanilla extract
  • 2 tspns lemon extract
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 tspn baking powder
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt butter, browning lightly. Pour into mixing bowl, and cool.

Bea tin sugar and stir in flavorings.  Add flour and baking powder; mix well. Chill dough for a short time, then shape dough into small balls, about 1 teaspoonful each. 

Top each with a pecan or almond half. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet 15 to 20 minutes.  Makes 50 cookies.

(Origin - "The Carolina Collection" by the Junior League of Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1978) 

More "Lost" Recipes from "The Carolina Collection"
Brandy Alexander Souffle (1978)

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