Butter Nut Swedish Cookies


1 cup butter
½ cup sugar
1 egg yolk
1 Tbs cream
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups sifted flour
½ tsp baking powder
½ cup chopped pecans (additional 12 cups chopped pecans needed)
Fruit slice candy, maraschino cherries, or favorite trimming.


Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolk, cream and vanilla. Mix well. Add sifted flour with baking powder. Mix well. Add ½ cup chopped pecans. Form dough into small balls the size of a walnut or penny and dip/roll in egg white and then chopped pecans. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Make a small depression in center of cookie. Put a piece of candy or cherry in center of cookie. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove from baking sheet and place on cooling rack.

Recipe Yield

Makes about 5 - 6 dozen cookies 1x

Cookie Category:  Molded or Shaped

Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ☆