Elizabeth Dole's Pecan Roll Cookies8 Reviews
“This recipe is from the 1996 Dole-Clinton presidential campaign.” - by Barb
Original recipe yields 4 dozen
- Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).
- Beat butter or margarine and sugar until creamy. Beat in water and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour. Stir in chopped pecans.
- With floured hands, roll 2 teaspoons dough for each cookie into an oblong shape. Press slight indentation down the center of each cookie with a knife.
- Bake on greased baking sheets for 45 minutes. Roll in confectioners' sugar while still warm.
Amount Per Serving (24 total)
- 180 cal
- 14.3 g
- 12.1 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (8)Rate This Recipe
"Christmas wouldn't be the same without these cookies! We've always baked ours slightly different; 250 deg. for one hour. I like my pecans finely ground and an extra tsp. of vanilla...." See more"
"I made these for my mom and I to enjoy...we love anything with a nut in them. I felt like the dough was a little flat, like something was missing, so the next time I make them I will try adding some a..." See morelmond extract in addition to the vanilla."
"these are wonderful, I do not use water in my recipe. Also I roll them in Confectioners' sugar first while warm and then again when completely cooled. Makes a much prettier presentation. I usually b..." See moreake about 1000 of them for gifts for Christmas. Last year I made something different and caught all kinds of flack from family and friends for not making everyone's favorite cookie. so bake to baking this year."
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