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East Texas Pecan Drop
Cookies Mix in a Jar

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  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped


  1. Layer the ingredients in a 1-quart jar, packing down well.
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East Texas Pecan Drop Cookies

Cream 1/2 cup butter or margarine and 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons shortening together until smooth. Beat in 2 teaspoons vanilla extract and contents of jar. Mix well. Drop by teaspoonsful onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake in 325 degree F preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until they are a delicate, light brown.

Makes 4 dozen.