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.