Butter Pecan Cookies

What You Need

1 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups pecan halves

Here's How

In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar and egg. Mix until well blended. Slowly add flour and salt; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Roll one inch pieces of dough into balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten balls with the bottom of a glass dipped in flour. Press a pecan into top of dough.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes until golden. Makes 4 dozen cookies.

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