Make Classic Shortbread dough, adding 3/4 cup ground pecans with the flour. Roll into two 1-inch-thick logs and chill 30 minutes. Slice into 1/2-inch-thick rounds and press a pecan into each. Brush the cookies with beaten egg and chill 30 minutes, then bake 12 to 15 minutes at 375 degrees.
Recipe courtesy Food Network Magazine