Passed down for four generations, these buttery sugar cookies bring back fond memories of Grandma's cookie jar.
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1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Heat oven to 350°F.
Combine butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add flour and salt; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Place pecan half in center of each cookie.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack.
Cookies can be flattened with decorative cookie stamp instead of glass.
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I made these today. They were just like grandmom used to make!
Delicious and easy to make!
They remind me of Scottish shortbread, or if I added chopped almonds and a dash of almond extract, my mom's favorite Crescent cookie.
Next time I'll make a double batch and use a bigger cookie scoop, because I'm a big guy ;-)