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Chinese Chews

This recipe was shared by Patty Perrin.

5 eggs slightly beaten
1 box brown sugar
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup pecans
14 candy orange slices
1 tsp. vanilla

Cut candy using scissors – dip them in flour first. Drop
candy and pecans in flour. Beat eggs, vanilla and sugar
together. Combine all ingredients together. Spread on
greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until golden
brown for about 25 minutes. Cut into squares when

Nut Butter Balls

This recipe was shared by Celeste at http://averagejaneblogs.com.

1 cup soft butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
Powdered sugar

Cream butter and sugar together. Add salt, vanilla,
flour and nuts. Mix well. Chill. Heat oven to 350 degrees
Fahrenheit. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and
place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 to 15
minutes. Roll in powdered sugar while still warm.
Note: For the holidays, I like to mix decorative colored
sugars with the powdered sugar for little sparkles of

Sugar Coated Pecans

This recipe was shared by Aunt Shirley from Kaplan, Louisiana.

Sugar Coated Pecans

2 egg whites
2 cups pecans halves
1/4 cup sugar
2 tsp cinnamon

Beat egg whites until foamy. Add pecans and toss until well coated. Combine sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over pecans and toss to coat. Spread in a layer on ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

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