Pecan Sandies

Pecan Sandies

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Very good melt in your mouth cookies. Makes a bunch.

Servings per recipe: 96
Calories per serving: 90
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 30m


  • 1 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar, sifted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup white sugar for decoration


  • 1   Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • 2   In a large bowl, cream together the margarine, vegetable oil, 1 cup white sugar and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into the creamed mixture. Mix in the pecans. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll each ball in remaining white sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3   Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 5.9g 9%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 61mg 2%
Potassium 23mg  
Total Carbohydrates 8.8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
Protein 0.9g 2%
Sugars 5g  
Vitamin A 89IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 4mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 1mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 4mg  
Folate 11mcg