Pecan Logs

Photo by  David Prince
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  • Makes 48
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  1. On a floured surface, roll pieces of the basic sugar cookie dough into ½-inch-thick cords, then cut into 3-inch lengths (do not substitute slice-and-bake dough in this recipe). 
  2. Refrigerate on baking sheets until firm.
  3. Brush with a beaten egg and sprinkle with a mixture of ½ cup chopped pecans and 2 tablespoons sugar.
  4. Bake at 350° F on parchment-lined baking sheets until just beginning to brown, 15 to 18 minutes.
  5. Cool slightly on baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.