Orange Pecan Cookies

1 cup unsalted butter
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
½ cup brown sugar; firmly packed
2¾ cups flour
½ cup granulated sugar
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 egg
½ cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces
2 tablespoons orange juice

1. Cream butter. Add egg; beat well. Add orange rind, juice, sifted dry ingredients and pecans. Mix well.
2. Shape into a roll (or rolls), wrap in waxed paper and place in refrigerator for several hours, or overnight.
3. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
4. With a sharp knife, slice thin, and place on greased cookie sheets.
5. Bake in preheated oven about 8 to 10 minutes

Makes about 4 dozen

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