Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Pecan Shortbread Cookies

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  • 2

    cups (4 sticks) butter, softened

  • cups powdered sugar, divided

  • cups flour

  • ½

    cup cornstarch

  • cups chopped pecans


Beat butter and 1 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour and cornstarch; mix well. Stir in pecans. Roll dough into 1 inch balls; place 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass. Bake at 350 degrees for 13 minutes or until centers are set and tops are lightly browned; cool on baking sheets for 5 minutes. Add warm cookies, 1 at a time to remaining sugar. Turn to evenly coat both sides. Cool completely


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