Source of Recipe
3 c flour
1 c butter
1/2-3/4 c cream
3 c pecans
1 t cinnamon
1 c sugar
1/2 c water
1 T baking powder
1 t salt
Bring the water to a boil. Add the sugar, and cook to the soft-ball
stage. Remove from the heat, and beat in 1/2 c butter, then 1 c
flour, and the cinnamon. Mix in the pecans, and spread in the
bottom of a greased baking dish.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Cut the remaining flour into the
remaining butter until it is very granular. Add the baking powder
and salt, and mix in by tossing. Using a fork, mix in the cream,
a little at a time until the mixture is just shy of pourable. Do
not overmix. Drop spoonsful onto the pecans.
Immediately place in oven, after 15 min, reduce heat to 350 degrees
and bake for another 30 minutes, or until filling bubbles up.