Praline Cookies

  • Yield 5 dozen

The taste of pralines in a delicious cookie.

Ingredients

1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup light brown sugar (or use all light)
2 -- level tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 -- egg white, beaten stiff but not dry
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups whole pecans

Instructions

  1. Sift sugars, flour, and salt.  Fold in egg white and vanilla.  Fold in nuts carefully.  Drop small bits (two large pecans or three small pecans to cookie)  on well buttered cookie sheet.  Preheat oven to 275F.  Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until firm.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc.’s River Road Recipes II (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1976).

 

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