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Aunt Mary Dillon’s Praline Cookies (3 doz.)

February 5th, 2010 by tucsonbb

B&B Recipes: Praline Cookies

  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 8 tbs. unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 cups light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted & broken into large peices
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, baking powder, & salt in medium bowl. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter & 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar until light & fluffy.
  3. Add egg & vanilla & beat.
  4. Add dry ingredients & beat on low.
  5. Drop batter in rounded tsp. onto ungreased baking sheets about 2″ apart.
  6. Bake until firm & barely golden, 10-12 minutes.
  7. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool.
  8. In small saucepan combine remaining 1 cup light brown sugar & Cream & bring to boil over medium heat.
  9. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat & add confectioners’ sugar, whisking until smooth. (If frosting thickens, thin with cream)
  11. Add pecan pieces & spoon about 1/2 tsp. praline mix onto each cookie.
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