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Smitty's Divinity Cookies

Smitty's was a grocery chain in Arizona for many years. They closed their doors in 1999.


  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 heaping cup shortening or butter (DO NOT use margarine
  • 2 cups cake flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans


  1. Mix together confectioners' sugar and shortening.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend well using a mixer to form dough the consistency of putty. Don’t over-blend.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on greased and floured baking sheet (or parchment) about one inch apart. Flatten balls to about 1/2 inch thick. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 8-10 minutes or until sides become slightly golden. Do not brown.

Makes about 36 cookies.

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