This recipe was sent to rachaelray.com from visitor, Susan Woody who tells us “This recipe was given to me by a co-worker friend 35 years ago. My family liked them so well I always had to make a double recipe – that’s a lot of cookies! Taste better than Keeblers. Great for cookie exchanges.”
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup powder sugar
- 1 cup butter softened
- 1 cup oil
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 4 1/2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 cup chopped pecans
Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
Combine first 5 ingredients; beat well. Add vanilla.
Mix flour, salt, soda and cream of tartar. Add to creamed mixture. Mix well.
Add chopped pecans. Chill dough 1 hour.
Roll dough into 1 inch balls. Place on sheet pan and mash with a glass dipped in sugar.
Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned.