½ cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar; firmly packed
2½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon sea salt
1½ cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces
1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. Cream butter and shortening; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, beating well.
3. Combine flour, soda and salt; add to creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in pecans.
4. Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
5. Bake in a preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove to wire racks.
Makes 5 dozen