Tuesday, November 12, 2019

South Carolina Pancake Cookies (1950)

  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 tspn vanilla
  • 1/4 lb butter
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 cup sifted flour
  • 1 tbspn flour
  • Pinch of salt
Cream butter and sugar together. Add yolk of egg. Than add 1 cup flour and a pinch of salt. Mix pecans with a tablespoon of flour, and add to the mixture.

Beat egg white until stiff. Add that and vanilla last of all. 

Take a teaspoon of the mixture, dip in ice water, and spread with spatula on greased cookie pan. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Once oven is heated to 350 degrees, put in cookies and immediately turn off oven. Bake until lightly browned. Yield is 21 cookies.

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(Origin - "Charleston Receipts" collected by The Junior League of Charleston, South Carolina, 1950. "American's Oldest Junior League Cookbook in Print." This recipe was by Mrs. Norwood Hastie.)

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