A Delightful Cookie Recipe For Pecan Crisps So Elementary Your Kids Can Bake These

You'll need 1 1/4 cups of flour, 1/4 cup of butter, same amount of confectioner's sugar, same amount for packed dark brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 14 tsp of baking powder and l egg. Beat them in a large bowl until well-mixed.

Stir in half of 1 1/2 cups finely chopped pecans. Shape the dough into a log about 12 inches long and 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in parchment paper or plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 2 hours or up to 2 weeks.

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Slice the dough with a sharp knife into rounds no more than 1/4 inch thick. Place on ungreased or parchment-lined sheets 1 inch apart. Sprinkle with remaining pecans. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until edges just begin to brown.

Allow to cool a minute on cookie sheet before removing to wire racks. Makes about 48 cookies. (Be so advised: each cookie has 72 calories.)