Acorn Magic Delights

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"This is an easy yet elegant butter-pecan cookie shaped to resemble an acorn and dipped in melted chocolate chips and chopped pecans."
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Ingredients

2 h servings 148 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, beat together butter, brown sugar, 3/4 cup chopped pecans, and vanilla until well blended. Combine flour and baking powder, and stir into the butter mixture. Shape dough into 1 inch balls, and place onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten cookies slightly to keep them from rolling off of the pan, and pinch the tops to a point to resemble acorns.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until firm. Remove from cookie sheet to cool on wire racks.
  4. In the top of a double boiler, melt chocolate chips, stirring frequently until smooth. Remove from heat; keep chocolate warm over water in the double boiler. Dip pointy ends of cooled cookies into melted chocolate, then into the remaining 3/4 cup chopped pecans. Allow cookies to set on waxed paper.

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Most helpful positive review

Very quick and easy butter pecan cookie, I also shaped them in a disk shape in my hand and baked them. They task like a Pecan Sandies.

Most helpful critical review

These were a little too dry for my taste, but they did look pretty.

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Very quick and easy butter pecan cookie, I also shaped them in a disk shape in my hand and baked them. They task like a Pecan Sandies.

These were a little too dry for my taste, but they did look pretty.

Super dry, tastes like plaster, a complete waste of ingredients. Yuck!

I tried this recipe and could not believe how good it was. Make it, it is a GREAT cookie!

I'm trying to make these cookies right now and with the measurements listed I can't get the dough to be dough. It's dry and crumbly. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I tried it twice and I ...

A great cookie to give as a gift or kind gesture. They look wonderful and their flavor exceeds their appearence.

I made these cookies for my fall wedding. They were delicious! Very elegant. Fit wonderfully with the fall theme. Debbie Ruhf

WOW!! What a great cookie! My daughter loved it, my parents loved it and I ate way too many. On top of all that, it's elegant AND it's so easy to make.

These cookies are a family and friend favorite. Instead of shaping the dough like acorns I roll the dough slightly and then use an acorn shaped cutter. Also, I use an owl shaped cutter. It is ve...

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