Preheat oven to 375F. Cream shortening and sugars. Add egg and beat well. Sift flour together with soda, salt and spices. Add pecans. Shape into rolls about 2 inch across. Wrap in waxed paper. Chill thoroughly. Slice very thin, 1/8 inch or less. Bake 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheet in 375F oven at 5-7 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove at once to rack.
Makes 5-6 dozen
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana