September 21st is Pecan Cookie Day

Pecan Sandies

1 c. margarine, softened                        1 c. vegetable oil                      1 c. white sugar

1 c. powdered sugar, sifted                    2 eggs                                       1 tsp. vanilla extract

4 c. all-purpose flour                             1 tsp. baking soda                     1 tsp. cream of tartar

½ c. white sugar for decoration              2 c. chopped pecans                  1 tsp. salt

Preheat oven to 375°. In large bowl, cream together margarine, vegetable oil, 1 c. white sugar and powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in 3 eggs one at time, stir in vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt; stir into creamed mixture. Mix in pecans. Roll dough into 1” balls and roll each in remaining white sugar. Place cookies 2” apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks. Makes 96 cookies.