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Nutrition Facts

Calories 730
  Calories from Fat 417 (57%)
(74%)Total Fat 48g
(62%)Saturated Fat 12g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Monounsaturated Fat 22g
(25%)Cholesterol 76mg
(18%)Sodium 432mg
(7%)Potassium 230mg
Total Carbohydrate 70g
(13%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 31g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(15%)Protein 7g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Pecan Sandies Strawberry Jam Thumbprint Cookies


  • 1 cup softened butter

  • 1 cup vegetable oil

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • 2 eggs, room temperature

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 4 cups flour

  • 1 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp cream of tartar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 cups chopped pecans

  • 1 jar strawberry jam

Delicious and addictive pecan sandies are made even better by filling them with strawberry jam.


  • In a large bowl or stand mixer, vigorously whisk together butter, oil, and sugars until they are creamy. Whisk in eggs, one at a time, followed by vanilla.
  • Using a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt. Stir into butter mixture. Add in pecans and mix until evenly distributed.
  • Place cookie dough in refrigerator for 30 minutes to 1 hour to firm up the dough. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Remove chilled dough and roll into 1-inch balls placing them 2 inches apart on the parchment paper.
  • Use your thumb and press a well in the center of each cookie; fill each with strawberry jam.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the edges of the cookies are golden brown.

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