Orange Pecan Cookies

"This cookie is pure heaven with a glass of milk. It has a subtle orange flavor and just a sprinkling of chopped pecans throughout."
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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in egg, orange juice and peel. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in pecans. Shape dough into two 11-1/2-in. rolls; wrap in plastic wrap. Chill for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Unwrap; cut into 1/4-in. slices. Place 2 in. apart on lightly greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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I made these cookies this year for Christmas. I have had this recipe in my notebook to try for some time. There's basically four types of cookies: Drop, Molded, Pressed, and Bar. This would b...

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