These cookies are good anytime and wonderful for the holidays.    They have such a wonderful flavor and are very easy to make.  You will love these Southern treats and your guests will come back for more!

1/2 cup oil (I use Canola)
2 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
1/2 cup sour cream
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup pecan pieces
1/4  cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 
In a large mixing bowl  whisk together the oil, eggs, sugar, vanilla and sour cream.  Add flour, baking powder, salt, and soda and mix well with a large spoon. Fold in pecans.   In a smaller bowl mix the sugar and cinnamon for the topping.  Batter will look like cake batter.  Drop by tablespoon full onto a very lightly sprayed cookie sheet.  Sprinkle a pinch of the sugar and cinnamon topping on each cookie.   Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven 15 to 20 minutes.  Makes about 2 1/2 dozen depending on the size you make the cookies.   Enjoy!
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  1. these are amazing- taking these to Christmas cookie exchange today!

  2. Sandra Harbarugh says:

    I made these and they tasted wonderful, but my batter was not like cake batter, it was very stiff and the cookies did not spread out, but were still very good. What did I do wrong?

  3. can these be used with self rising flour?

  4. Cant wait to try them! They Look Yummy!!!

  5. These cookies look like they will be soft . My husband likes soft cookies and I will make them for him if someone will reply on here and tell me if they are a soft cookie.

  6. Mom use to make these for us all the time. Afamily favorite & traditon all year. Miss you mom. Happy birthday

  7. Yummy! I just made them. Rolled them in cinnamon sugar like a snicker doodle, they are not too sweet, like I was afraid. They are beautiful with a great texture. These are definitely going to be Cristmas gifts!!! But first, we have to eat this batch 🙂

  8. I received a large box of pecans for a Thanksgiving gift. This cookie recipe will be one I will make with them.

  9. Can’t wait to try these pecan cookies!

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