Introduction: Cocoon

Cocoons are a delicious cookie that are great to have at Christmas, Easter, Birthdays, or even just a special meal you want to end with a dessert your guests will definitely want the recipe for! They are made with finely crushed pecans lots of butter and rolled in powdered sugar. Yum! They are soft and sweet. :)

Step 1: The Recipe

-1/2 lb. butter, melted
-3 c. flour, not sifted
-4 tbsp. sugar
-Pinch of salt
-1 c. pecans, ground fine
-2 tbsp. vanilla

Step 2: Making the Cocoons

-Sift together flour, sugar and salt.
-Mix pecans with the above ingredients.
-Add melted butter and vanilla.
-Roll and shape into cocoon shapes.

Step 3: Baking the Cocoons

-Preheat oven to 350F.
-Place the cocoons in the oven and bake for 20-30 minutes.
-While hot, roll in powdered sugar.

*remember wax paper can NOT be put in the oven for baking



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    this looks like one of our family favorites except we use walnuts and don't melt the butter.

    I am currently making these and they seem... a little too buttery, and look nothing like the images provided. O: