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Ginger-Pecan Chews Recipe

Makes 30 to 36 cookies


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 jar crystallized ginger, chopped, 27 ounces, about 1/2 cup
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Mix the sugar, margarine, molasses, crystallized ginger and egg in a large bowl.
3. Stir in the flour, ground ginger, baking soda and salt.
4. Stir in the pecans.
5. Drop the dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
6. Press a pecan half in the center of each cookie, if desired.
7. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, or until almost no indentation remains when touched in the center.
8. Immediately remove from the cookie sheets.
9. Cool on wire racks.


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Main Ingredient:Nut / Pecan
Herb and Spice / Ginger
Preparation Method:Baking

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