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The History of Pecan Sandies

Pecan sandies are rich, buttery, and delicious. They’re also slightly sweeter and chewier than your average shortbread cookie. But what do you really know about them? The name “sandie” comes from the color of the cookie. As for the history of these delicious treats, it’s thought that pecan sandies may have their roots in Arab cuisine!

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