Pecan Fingers


by: Monvile

When you bite into one of these cookies, you'll get the impression of butter suspended in ain as the bite of cookie immediately falls apart into dust. Sometimes these fragile buttery cookies are called Russian tea cookies or Mexican wedding cookies. They can be made with pecans, hazelnuts, or walnuts. You can make the cookie dough by hand, with a stand mixer or a handheld mixen or in a food processor.


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serves: 30

2 cups flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup butter (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)

2/3 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 cups pecans (roasted) (see Note)

Confectioners' sugar (for dusting)

Nutrition Facts
Pecan Fingers

Servings Per Recipe: 30

Amount per Serving

Calories: 153

  • Total Fat: 11.4 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 4.3 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.3 mg
  • Sodium: 74.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.9 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  •     Sugars: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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1.  Shape the dough into finger shapes and arrange them on a sheet pan covered with parchment paper or a silicone mat. Bake until pale brown on the bottoms.

2.  Allow to cool and sprinkle with or roll in confectioners' sugar and serve.

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