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Mommy Hiker [Food Series] Cocoons

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Most people have never heard of Cocoons. I think it may have been a name made up by one of my Maw-maw's great aunts and passed down through the Fontaine family for generations. Making cocoons with my Maw-maw and my mom is one of my favorite childhood memories; the three of us in the kitchen, pine scents wafting in from the christmas tree, the perpetual pot of coffee brewing and cocoons baking to perfection. A splendid blend of holiday smells. | www.MommyHiker.com

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2 sticks of butter
2 teaspoons of vanilla
1/2 cup of powdered sugar
2-3 cups of powdered sugar for coating
2 1/4 cups of flour
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1 1/2 cups of crushed pecans
First start with softened butter. Put butter in the mixer and cream, slowing adding the vanilla. Slowly mix in the powered sugar, then the sifted flour and salt, then fold in the pecans. Preheat your oven...
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Nutritions

Calories
601

Sodium
53mg
2% DV

Fat
37g
57% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
58g
19% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV