Formed Cookies Bachelor Buttons

Jane 10-02-99 5:29 AM

Bachelor Buttons

3/4 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar,
1 egg,
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
About 12 ounces whole pecan halves.


Preheat oven to 350 F.

Cream butter and sugar, add egg, until well mixed

Sift together, soda, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to creamed ingredients.

Roll into small balls, using about 1/2 teaspoon dough for each cookie (best when bite size).

Flatten each ball on ungreased cookie sheet and press pecan half into each cookie.

Bake for about 10 minutes.

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