Pecan Wafers

Pecan Wafers

Worried about having too many cookies? The beauty of refrigerator cookies is you can slice and bake just the number of cookies you want.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

dozen

1 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon baking powder
1
egg
1/2
cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
48
pecan halves (about 2/3 cup)
  1. In large bowl, beat all ingredients except pecans with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. Stir in chopped pecans.
  2. Place dough on 14-inch length of plastic wrap. Use wrap to shape dough into 12x2-inch log. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 375°F. Cut dough into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. On ungreased cookie sheet, place slices 1 inch apart. Press 1 pecan half on each cookie.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.
Makes 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Toast nuts in shallow pan in 350ºF oven 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.
How-To
Each time you slice a cookie, roll the roll of cookie dough a quarter turn to prevent flattening on one side.
Storage Tip
Cookie dough can be frozen for up to 9 months. To freeze refrigerator cookie dough, wrap rolls of dough in foil or freezerproof wrap.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 25mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.