Favorite Sandies Cookie Recipe

Favorite Sandies Cookie Recipe

  • Makes: 36 cookies (18 Servings)
  • Ready In: 30 mins
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins

This is a cookie that is sure to become a family favorite.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 209
  • Fat: 14g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 8g


  1. 1 cup butter
    2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
    1/3 cup sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla
    1 cup chopped pecans
    1 cup sifted powdered sugar


    1. In a mixing bowl beat butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
    2. Add about half of the flour, the sugar, vanilla and 1 tablespoon water. Beat till thoroughly combined.
    3. Beat in remaining flour.
    4. Stir in pecans.

    Shape into 1-inch balls or 2x½-inch fingers or crescents. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 325 degree oven about 20 minutes or till bottoms are lightly browned. Cool cookies on a wire rack. Gently shake cooled cookies in a bag with powdered sugar. Makes about 36.

    New Cook Book (Better Homes & Gardens New Cookbooks)

Beth Ziesenis

Beth Ziesenis is a writer, a speaker and a marketing consultant in San Diego, CA. She aspires to be the best Auntie Beth in the whole world, and hopes one day to run the Boston Marathon.

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