Course : Desserts
Serves: 48
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1/2 cup Light corn syrup
1/2 cup Shortening
2/3 cup Packed brown sugar
1 cup All-purpose flour*
1 cup Finely chopped pecans

Preparation / Directions:

*do not use self-rising flour In this recipe. As a rolled variation, roll cookies around the handle of a spoon while. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheet lightly. Heat corn syrup, shortening and brown sugar to boiling in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Gradually stir in flour and pecans. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls about 3 inches apart onto cookie sheet. (Keep batter warm by placing saucepan over hot water; bake only 8 or 9 cookies at a time.) Bake about 5 minutes or until set. Cool 3 to 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet. Drizzle with melted chocolate if desired.

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