Sticky Bun Cookies

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Ingredients
  • COOKIES
  • 1 cup margarine or 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • FILLING
  • 1⁄2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup margarine or 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons dark corn syrup
  • 1⁄2 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 large egg white, slightly beaten
Directions
  • In large bowl, beat 1 cup margarine and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add 1/2 cup corn syrup and egg yolks; blend well.
  • Stir in flour; mix well.
  • Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 1 hour for easier handling.
  • In small saucepan, combine powdered sugar, 1/4 cup margarine and 3 Tbsp corn syrup; bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in pecans.
  • Refrigerate at least 10 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 375°.
  • Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  • Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls.
  • Place 2-inches apart on greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 375° for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Brush dough lightly with egg white.
  • With spoon, carefully make deep indentation in center of each cookie; fill each with 1/2 teaspoon.
  • FILLING.
  • Return to oven and bake an additional 6 to 9 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cool 1-2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets.
  • Cool completely.
  • Yield: 3 dozen cookies.