12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Candied Pecan Rolled Cookies Recipe

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Chocolate Candied Pecan Rolled Cookies Recipe is up next for our 12 Days of Christmas Cookies.  Chocolate and candied pecans? Yes please!12-days-of-christmas-cookies

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Chocolate  Candied Pecan Rolled Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup melted milk chocolate (You could also cheat a bit and use Hershey’s Spread)
  • 3/4 cup chopped candied pecans
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar (for icing)
  • 1 Tbs milk (for icing)
  • 2 Tbs caramel syrup (for icing)

Makes approximately 6 dozen.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In large mixing bowl, cream together shortening & sugar and add eggs.

Sift dry ingredients together and add, alternating with milk and vanilla.  Mix well after each addition.

Roll dough on floured surface to 1/8″ thick.  Cut into approximately 4″x6″ sections.

Cover with melted chocolate and sprinkle with chopped pecans.

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Roll into 6″ long “log” and cut into 1/2″ thick slices.

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Bake in preheated oven for 6-8 minutes.

While cookies are cooling, mix together the milk, confectioners sugar, and caramel syrup.  You can add a touch more milk or sugar to achieve desired consistency.  After cookies ave completely cooled, drizzle icing over top.

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Chocolate Candied Pecan Rolled Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookie
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 18
 
Rolled cookie with candied pecans and chocolate
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup shortening
  • 2 eggs, well beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3½ cups cake flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup melted milk chocolate (You could also cheat a bit and use Hershey's Spread)
  • ¾ cup chopped candied pecans
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar (for icing)
  • 1 Tbs milk (for icing)
  • 2 Tbs caramel syrup (for icing)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In large mixing bowl, cream together shortening & sugar and add eggs.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and add, alternating with milk and vanilla. Mix well after each addition.
  4. Roll dough on floured surface to ⅛" thick. Cut into approximately 4"x6" sections.
  5. Cover with melted chocolate and sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  6. Roll into 6" long "log" and cut into ½" thick slices.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 6-8 minutes.
  8. While cookies are cooling, mix together the milk, confectioners sugar, and caramel syrup. You can add a touch more milk or sugar to achieve desired consistency. After cookies ave completely cooled, drizzle icing over top.

 

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About the author: Racquel is a stay at home mom with an extensive background in interior home design. She loves baking & creating beautifully decorated treats, cooking new and unique recipes for the whole family, designing and decorating on a budget with upcycled projects, and making kid and grown-up crafts.

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  • These look so delicious! I love anything with pecans.

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  • I’m not a fan of pecans but the recipe looks adaptable enough to add a different nut, I go with a walnut! Look so good!

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  • What a unique Christmas cookie idea! I love anything that has chocolate and nuts in it os we will definitely have to try these out! Pinning ofr later =)

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