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Sam Choy's Kitchen recipe: LOL (Lots of Logs)

Sam Choy's Kitchen recipe: LOL (Lots of Logs)
(John Tsukada)

Tender, rich shortbread is combined with a brandy glaze and pecans in this special holiday cookie.

Prep time:  45 minutes
Baking time: 12 minutes per pan
Yields: 3 dozen cookies


Cookie:
1¾  all purpose flour
1 cup butter, softened
½ cup powdered sugar

Frosting:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbsp butter, softened
¼ tsp brandy flavoring*
1-2 Tbsp hot water
½ cup chopped pecans

Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Combine all cookie ingredients in large bowl.  Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often until well mixed.

Shape dough into ½ inch balls and shape balls into 2 inch logs.  Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.  Bake for 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.  Cool completely.

Combine 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and brandy flavoring in medium bowl.  Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often and gradually adding enough hot water for desired consistency.

Place wire cooling rack over waxed paper.  Dip both ends of cookie into frosting, then into chopped pecans.  Place cookies on rack to set.

*substitute ¼ tsp vanilla

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