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Cranberry Pecan Sandies




  • 1 (15.6 ounce) package cranberry quick bread mix
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 30 to 36 pecan halves

Orange Glaze

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons orange juice


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In mixing bowl, combine bread mix, butter, egg and orange juice.
  3. Stir in chopped pecans.
  4. Roll into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with the bottom of a glass coated with nonstick cooking spray. Press a pecan half into center of each cookie.
  5. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire rack.
  7. In small bowl, whisk glaze ingredients. Drizzle over cookies.

Yield: 2 1/2 to 3 dozen


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