Yield
10 cookies

How to Make It

Step 1

Process basil and sugar in a blender or food processor until basil is minced.

Step 2

Melt butter in a large saucepan; add basil mixture, flour, salt, and cinnamon. Stir in chopped pecans and vanilla; remove from heat.

Step 3

Drop dough by 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased baking sheets; flatten to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of a large glass.

Step 4

Bake cookies at 300° for 40 minutes or until golden. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Step 5

*Regular basil may be substituted; increase ground cinnamon to 1 teaspoon.

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