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Tocquigny Thins


These cookies have actually won business for my agency! They are an old recipe my mother gave me.

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  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


Servings 20


Step 1

Cream 1 cup butter with 1 cup sugar. Add 1 egg yolk.

Mix in dry ingredients: 2 cups flour, ½ t. salt, and 1 t. cinnamon. Add in 1 t. vanilla.

Pat the dough out onto a large baking sheet about 3/16” thick.

Paint a thin layer of egg white over the surface of the cookie dough.

Sprinkle 1 cup of chopped pecans over cookie dough and gently press into the surface.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes or until they are beginning to lightly brown.

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