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By Vicki Hayman
UW Extension 

Pecan Sandies

 

July 7, 2022



Do you enjoy cookies? If so, be excited about a pecan sandy. You may ask what is a pecan sandy and what is with the name? The sandy is a type of sugar or shortbread cookie plus crunchy pecans. These cookies are named after their crumbly texture. They have a sandy or breadcrumb-like texture when the flour and butter are mixed together. Pecan Sandies are also a sandy color, which makes the name very fitting.

A traditional pecan sandy is made with a dough that is chilled overnight, rolled into a log, cut into slices, and garnished with a toasted pecan and powdered sugar. These can also be roll...



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