Monday, June 18, 2018
Taste Test

Taste test: pecan shortbread cookies

When researching foods believed to bring good luck in the new year, we were excited to learn that residents in Scotland used to bring baked goods, including shortbread cookies, to the homes of friends they visited on New Year's Day. That was all the inspiration we needed to start eating cookies. We found six brands of pecan shortbread cookies at local grocery stores and picked our top three favorites. Judges said they would eat these cookies even if they weren't rumored to bring good luck.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

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