Festive Holiday Coins
Recipe from Family Circle
Half of these bite-size cookies are trimmed with chopped pecans and half with red decorator's sugar.
Yield: About 6 dozen
Prep Time: 20 mins
see savings2 cupsall-purpose flour
see savings1/2 teaspoonsalt
see savings3/4 cup(1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
see savings3/4 cupgranulated sugar
see savings2egg yolks
see savings1 teaspoonvanilla extract
see savings1/2 cuppecans, finely chopped
see savings3 tablespoonsred decorator's sugar
Roll each quarter of dough into 6-inch log, 1 inch thick. On cutting board, spread pecans in rectangle, 7 x 5 inches. Roll 2 of the logs in pecans to evenly coat edge. Wrap each log in plastic wrap; refrigerator. Repeat with red sugar and remaining 2 dough logs. Refrigerator 2 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Unwrap logs. Cut each in 16 slices, about 1/4 inch thick. Transfer to ungreased baking sheet.
Bake cookies in 350 degrees F oven for about 14 minutes or until just golden around edges. Remove cookies from sheet to wire rack; let cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.