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January 21, 2013

Maple Pecan Refrigerator Cookies

Pella — 1 cup butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

3 Tbsp real maple syrup (not pancake syrup)

1 large egg yolk

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1/2 tsp maple extract

2 cups flour

1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

1. Beat butter for 3 minutes or until creamy. Beat in sugar gradually. Add syrup, egg yolk and extracts; beat well.  Stir in flour and pecans.

2. Divide dough in half and shape into logs 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap or parchment and refrigerate until firm.

3. Preheat oven to 350F.

4. Cut logs into 1/2-inch-thick rounds; arrange on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Makes 40.

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