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This is one of the simplest cookies to make and one of the most delicious! If baked just right, they should melt in your mouth.
1 cup Smart Balance buttery spread
1/3 cup white sugar (or 1/4 cup Splenda)
2 teaspoons water
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped pecans
3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the water and vanilla. Stir in the flour and pecans until well blended. Cover dough and chill for at least four hours.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Shape dough into walnut sized balls or crescents. Place 2 inches apart onto unprepared cookie sheets.
Bake for 18 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until very lightly golden. Roll in confectioners’ sugar while still warm.
Makes 2 dozen cookies (24 servings).
[Smart Balance addition] – Smart Balance estimates the following nutritional content for this user-created recipe:
Calories 152 kcal
Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Poly Fat 2 g
Mono Fat 4 g
Trans Fatty Acid 0 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 67 mg
Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g